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Measurement
Measurement

A standardised instrument is generally used to measure how big, heavy, hot or long something is. When we measure something, we do not assess it; we simply collect information about it relative to some established and agreed standard: Celsius, metre, kilogramme. When we assess something, we collect information about a previously known and agreed objective. We often ascribe to this information a measurement in the form of a score or grade. If ...

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