# Definition of Measure

When we measure an object, we find a number that tells us something about the size or quantity of the object present.

We usually give measurements in terms of some standard units such as metres, kilograms or litres.

The picture shows a tape measure, which is an instrument used to measure the lengths of things.

### Description

The aim of this dictionary is to provide definitions to common mathematical terms. Students learn a new math skill every week at school, sometimes just before they start a new skill, if they want to look at what a specific term means, this is where this dictionary will become handy and a go-to guide for a student.

### Audience

Year 1 to Year 12 students

### Learning Objectives

Learn common math terms starting with letter M

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