# Measurement

```1. Base quantities and their units
Notes:

Q
u
a
n
t
i
t
i
e
s
:
B
esaran
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Units: satuan
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Current: arus
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Electric Current: arus listrik
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Luminous: cahaya
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Luminous intensity: intensitas cahaya
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Amount: jumlah
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Amount of substance: jumlah zat
2. The relationship between the quantity and the unit
 A length of 5,438 meters
Length is the quantity (besaran) . 5,438 is the value (nilai) of the quantity.
Meter is the unit (satuan)
Now, please try with the following: Height 3,726 meters
Quantity:
, Unit:
, Value:
Notes:
 result: hasil (dari pengukuran)
 tourist attraction: daya tarik turis
 above sea level: diatas permukaan laut
3. Abbreviation for quantities and units
Quantities
Abbreviation
Units
Abbreviation
Length
ℓ
meter
m
Mass
m
kilogram
kg
Time
t
second
s
Temperature
T
kelvin
K
Area
A
Meter square
m2
Volume
V
Meter cubic
m3
Read the following story and write down the information about the measurement with
their abbreviation.
Bob is a first year student in SMP Bakti Mulya 400. For his physics homework he
needs to do some measurements in his house. The height of his house is 12 meters.
The mass of his bicycle is 10 kilograms. The time for him to go from his house to
school is 1800 seconds. The temperature at noon in his house is 254 kelvin. The
area of his house is 2500 meter square. The volume of water in his swimming pool is
300 meter cubic.
 ℓ = 12 m
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