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### Customarylengthcapacityweight 001

1. 1. Customary Measurement Length, Capacity, and Weight
2. 2. Mississippi Benchmark <ul><li>2b - Determine appropriate units for measurement of mass, length, distance, volume, and time in the standard (English and metric) systems. </li></ul>
3. 3. Customary Length <ul><li>12 inches (in) = 1 foot (ft) </li></ul><ul><li>36 inches = 3 feet or 1 yard (yd) </li></ul><ul><li>5,280 feet = 1 mile (mi) </li></ul>To change from a larger unit of measure to a smaller unit, MULTIPLY. To change from a smaller unit of measure to a larger unit, DIVIDE. Copy this in your booklet page 12
4. 4. Customary Length <ul><li>A mile is about half the length of Talladega Super Speedway. </li></ul><ul><li>Talladega is 2.9 miles long. </li></ul>Talladega Super Speedway This represents about 1 mile.
5. 5. Customary Length <ul><li>A yard is about the length of a walking stick. </li></ul>
6. 6. Customary Length <ul><li>A foot is about the length of a floor tile. </li></ul>
7. 7. Customary Length <ul><li>An inch is about the length of a drink bottle top. </li></ul>
8. 8. Customary Capacity <ul><li>4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal) </li></ul><ul><li>2 pints = 1 quart (qt) </li></ul><ul><li>2 cups = 1 pint (pt) </li></ul><ul><li>8 fluid ounces (fl oz) = 1 cup (c) </li></ul>To change from a larger unit of measure to a smaller unit, MULTIPLY. To change from a smaller unit of measure to a larger unit, DIVIDE. Copy this in your booklet page 12
9. 9. Meet Mr. Gallon 1 gallon
10. 10. Meet Mr. Gallon 4 quarts
11. 11. Meet Mr. Gallon 8 pints
12. 12. Meet Mr. Gallon 16 cups
13. 13. Customary Weight <ul><li>16 ounces (oz) = 1 pound (lb) </li></ul><ul><li>2,000 pounds = 1 ton (T) </li></ul>To change from a larger unit of measure to a smaller unit, MULTIPLY. To change from a smaller unit of measure to a larger unit, DIVIDE. Copy this in your booklet page 12
14. 14. Customary Weight <ul><li>A small car weighs about a ton. </li></ul>
15. 15. Customary Weight <ul><li>A bag of coffee weighs about 1 pound. </li></ul>
16. 16. Customary Weight <ul><li>An ounce weighs the same as 8 nickels. </li></ul>