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Este trabajo lo hice en Google Docs originalmente para una minicharla en un curso de inglés en Norwich (UK). Es muy simple. La fuente original en Google Docs es:

Este trabajo lo hice en Google Docs originalmente para una minicharla en un curso de inglés en Norwich (UK). Es muy simple. La fuente original en Google Docs es:

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## UnitsPresentation Transcript

• Measure, crisis and prices
• The Imperial Measurement Units Measure, crisis and prices
• Length and Area
• Lenght
•
• 1 inch = 25.4 mm
•    ( in or &quot; )
•
• 1 foot = 12 inch = 304.8 mm
•    ( ft )
•
• 1 yard = 3 feet = 0.91 m
•    ( yr )
•
• 1 mile = 1760 yds = 1.61 km
•
Length and Area
• Length and Area
• Lenght
•
• 1 inch = 25.4 mm
•    ( in or &quot; )
•
• 1 foot = 12 inch = 304.8 mm
•    ( ft )
•
• 1 yard = 3 feet = 0.91 m
•    ( yr )
•
• 1 mile = 1760 yds = 1.61 km
•
• Area
•
• 1 square foot = 144   m2
•    ( sq. ft. )
•    It's like a paper napkin
•
• 1 sq. yard = 9 sq. ft. = 0.84  m2
•    It's like a card table
•
• 1 acre = 4840 sq.yds. = 4047  m2
•    It's like a football pitch
• Capacity and Volume
• Capacity and Volume
• Capacity
•
• 1 pint = 568.26 ml
•    ( pt )   A english beer
•
• 1 gallon = 8 pints = 4.55 l
•    ( gal )
•
•
• Capacity and Volume
• Capacity
•
• 1 pint = 568.26 ml
•    ( pt )   A english beer
•
• 1 gallon = 8 pints = 4.55 l
•    ( gal )
•
•
Note:        1 US pint = 473.17 ml        1 US gallon = 3.79 l
• Capacity and Volume
• Capacity
•
• 1 pint = 568.26 ml
•    ( pt )   A english beer
•
• 1 gallon = 8 pints = 4.55 l
•    ( gal )
•
•
•   Volume
•
• 1 cubic foot = 0.03  m³
•    ( cu. ft. )
•
• 1 cubic yard = 0.76  m³
•     ( cu. yd. )
Note:        1 US pint = 473.17 ml        1 US gallon = 3.79 l
• Mass and Weight
• Mass and Weight
• Mass
•
• 1 ounce = 28.34 g
•    ( oz )
•    It's like a tablespoon of sugar
•
• 1 pound = 16 ozs. = 453.59 g
•    ( lb )
•    The whole bag of sugar
•
•
• Mass and Weight
• Mass
•
• 1 ounce = 28.34 g
•    ( oz )
•    It's like a tablespoon of sugar
•
• 1 pound = 16 ozs. = 453.59 g
•    ( lb )
•    The whole bag of sugar
•
•
• Note:    There is also fluid ounce ( 1 fl. oz. = 28.41 ml ) but that is for capacity and, of course, it is different from the US fluid ounce ( 1 US fl. oz. = 29.57 ml ).
•
• Mass and Weight
• Mass
•
• 1 ounce = 28.34 g
•    ( oz )
•    It's like a tablespoon of sugar
•
• 1 pound = 16 ozs. = 453.59 g
•    ( lb )
•    The whole bag of sugar
•
•
• Specific for body
• Weight
•
• 1 stone = 14 lbs. = 6.35 kg
•
Note:    There is also fluid ounce ( 1 fl. oz. = 28.41 ml ) but that is for capacity and, of course, it is different from the US fluid ounce ( 1 US fl. oz. = 29.57 ml ).
• Examples of prices
•
• 3.49   £ / lb
• 3.30   £ / lb
• 14.50   £ / kg
• Examples of prices
•
• 3.49   £ / lb   =   7.76   £ / kg
• 3.30   £ / lb   =   7.33   £ / kg
• 14.50   £ / kg
• Examples of prices
•
• 3.49   £ / lb   =   7.76   £ / kg   =   8.92   € / kg
• 3.30   £ / lb   =   7.33   £ / kg   =   8.43   € / kg
• 14.50   £ / kg   =   16.68   € / kg
• Examples of prices
•
• 3.49   £ / lb   =   7.76   £ / kg   =   8.92   € / kg
• In Madrid, a similar product costs 5.45 € / kg
• 3.30   £ / lb   =   7.33   £ / kg   =   8.43   € / kg
• In Madrid, a similar product costs 8.60 € / kg
• 14.50   £ / kg   =   16.68   € / kg
• In Madrid, a similar product costs 14.90 € / kg