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History of Measurement. By Aaron Marquez. The first Recorded Measurement. The inch was the length of our thumbs Foot was itself The Egyptians and Mesopotamia were the first to use measurement. Romans Measurement . The unit the Roman’s used were instated in 750 A.D.

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    1. History of Measurement By Aaron Marquez

    2. The first Recorded Measurement • The inch was the length of our thumbs • Foot was itself • The Egyptians and Mesopotamia were the first to use measurement.

    3. Romans Measurement • The unit the Roman’s used were instated in 750 A.D. • The length of a foot was based on a person’s foot.

    4. The Metric System • The French created the Metric System to allow every country to understand one another's measurement by having the same unit to measure.

    5. Treaty of the Meter • It created the three group of the Metric System. • BIPM • CGPM • CIPM

    6. Standard meter in 1791 • The French Academy of Sciences decided in 1791 that the meter would be defined by the dimensions of the planet earth.

    7. Standard Meter in 1983 • On October 20, 1983, the meter was officially redefined as the distance traveled by light in a vacuum during a time interval of 1/299,792,458 of a second.

    8. Metric Act of 1866 • It stated that the Metric system was good effect that the U.S. decide to use it as the standard unit of measurement.

    9. Early tools of Measurement • Some of the first tools used were simply a person’s foot, thumb, and a string with a small rock at the end of it.

    10. Measurement Disasters • Hyatt Regency Hotel Walkway Collapse • 1970′s DC-10 Disasters

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