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# What is measurement non standard units?

Updated: 9/22/2023

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11y ago

Your (hand-)span, 5-minutes' walk are other examples. You, and some of your friends might know what that means but other will not.

Sometime the context changes a standard unit into a non-standard unit. If my son tells me he'll do something in a second, I do not expect a response in 1/3600 hour!

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### What does non-standard of units mean?

A non standard measurement is one in which the units are not normally used. This would be like saying something is four palms long, a palm equaling three inches.

### Could you use other method to replace the standard of units measurement what are the few example please elaborate for me i just got one example like hand span examples of non standard units measure?

Yes you could. Look at metric and imperial measurement units, consider Roman units and the unit used by the Chinese empire as alternative units of measurement.

### Why are units of measurement useful?

Units of measurement provide a standard to measure mass, length etc.So, it is useful.

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### What is the measurement system used?

As I remember from grade school back in the 1960's I believe it was called: "Units and Standards" We refer to the U.S. measurement system today as the "Standard Measurement," "US Standard," "English Units," "US Customary Units," and "Imperial Units."

### What is the US's measurement system?

As I remember from grade school back in the 1960's I believe it was called: "Units and Standards" We refer to the U.S. measurement system today as the "Standard Measurement," "US Standard," "English Units," "US Customary Units," and "Imperial Units."

### What is a standard of measurements?

A standard unit of measurement is the unit (size or quantity) that is agreed upon in that nation or trading partnership. In science the standard units of measurement are called SI units. (An international standard). This is the metric system.

### What are the units of measurement for current?

The units of measurement for current are amperes (A).

### Is anemometer standard or non-standard measurement?

standard. Because i can feel it.

### You do you need in a measurement?

Standard units are used for measurmen as there is a system called the SI units and that is considered as the international system of units that is why we use standard units for measurment .

### Why aren't standard English measurement used in science?

Because they are non-rational, obsolete, it is a problem to obtain a physical standard for UK units, they are stupid, they are not understanded in other countries, they are sources of confusion and it is difficult to work with these units etc.