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Math and Arithmetic

Units of Measure

# How measuring units become?

## Answer

###### Wiki User

###### 10/01/2008

Units of measurement were among the earliest tools invented by humans. Primitive societies needed rudimentary measures for many tasks: constructing dwellings of an appropriate size and shape, fashioning clothing, or bartering food or raw materials.

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