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What is the difference between nonstandard and standard units of measurements?

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Standard units are common units that can be re-measured easily. Examples: meters, miles, grams, seconds, etc.

Non standard units are more so things than units that can't be measured as easily. Example: 13 pieces of gum in length. Surely you could lay out 13 pieces of gum, but gum varies in size which makes it more difficult to use as an accurate measurement.
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