CHAPTER 1: Introduction, Measurement, Estimating Answers to Questions
1. (a) Fundamental standards should be accessible, invariable, indestructible, and reproducible. A particular person’s foot would not be very accessible, since the person could not be at more than one place at a time. The standard would be somewhat invariable if the person were an adult, but even then, due to swelling or injury, the length of the standard foot could change. The standard would not be indestructible – the foot...
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