**Units of measurement**

**Overview:**

In this article we will learn what units of measurement are, we will know their different types and we will see examples. At the end of the article you will be able to find a table that concentrates all the units of measure.

**Table of contents:**

With the units of measurement we measure different things or aspects. We will come across them every time we want to quantify something. For example, with measures such as meters and kilometers we can measure length. With measures such as gram, kilogram and ton we can measure weight.

**For us the most important measurements are those of the following items:**

Length measurements (With units such as the following: centimeter, meter, kilometer).

Measures of weight (With units such as gram, kilogram)

Measures of time (with units such as second, minute, hour)

Monetary measures (with units of the type cent, peso, cent, dollar)

Area measures (With units of the type square centimeter, square meter)

Volume measures (With units of type cubic centimeter, cubic meter, liter)