# What are some common mistakes students make with units of measurement?

Jun 29, 2018

Here are the common mistakes:-

#### Explanation:

$\implies$ $\textcolor{red}{\text{Incorrect use of distance.}}$
Distance of 40 kms is wrong.
Distance of 40 km is right.

$\implies$ $\textcolor{b l u e}{\text{Incorrect use of abbreviations.}}$
40 gr. salt is wrong
40 g salt is right.

$\implies$ $\textcolor{g r e e n}{\text{P stands for per. with sigh /}}$
56 kmph is wrong
56 km/hr is right.

$\implies$ $\textcolor{p u r p \le}{\text{Distinction of mass and weight}}$
He is 34 in weight is wrong.
His mass is 34 kg. is right.