Statement 1: Measurement is the comparison of an unknown quantity with a known quantity.
Statement 2: Unit is the known quantity.
Which of the following is correct?
Statement 1 is true but statement 2 is false.
Statement 1 is false but statement 2 is true.
Both the statements are true.
Both the statements are false.
The correct option is D Both the statements are true.
The process of comparing an unknown quantity with the known quantity is called measurement. This known quantity is called unit. The result of a measurement is expressed in two parts; one part is a number and the other part is the unit of the measurement.