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What is the importance of measurement in our life?

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Measurements play an important role in daily life because they are useful to do basic tasks, such as take a child's temperature with a thermometer, make time estimations, measure out medicine and find weights, areas and volumes of different materials or substances. For examples, people use measurements in simple home task like cooking where one may need to use a weighing scale or read the temperature of an oven when baking foods.

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What is the importance of measurement in our life?
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Nearly all professions use measurements in one form or another. Nurses have to measure out doses of medicines, record blood pressure readings and take pulses. Similarly, engineers and architects have to read blueprints with precise dimensions and markings. Other professionals that use customary measurements are surveyors, actuaries, cartographers and accountants.

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