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5.2: Introduction

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    Measurement is an objective tool of science.  When measurements utilize the same units, they may be qualitatively and objectively compared.  The United States continues to use English units, such as the inch and the foot.  The system of units used in the physical sciences are based on the metric system, which utilizes multiples of 10. 

    1 meter = 100 centimeters

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