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1 Using Ratio Reasoning to Convert Measurements Ratios 6 Learning Target

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3 How many yards?

4 How many yards? How many feet?

5 How many yards? How many feet? How many inches?

6 Ratio conversions can help with problem solving. 1 yard 3 feet 12 inches 1 foot

7 Ratio conversions can help with problem solving. 1 yard 3 feet 12 inches 1 foot How many inches are there in the length of one football field (100 yards)?

8 100 yards 3 feet12 inches 1 1 yard1 foot = 3,600 inches in a football field.

9 List some measurement conversions that you know. Write them in ratio format.

10 List some measurement conversions that you know. Write them in ratio format. For example: 60 min 1 hour

11 Did you remember these? 60 sec 60 min 1 day 7 days 1 min 1 hr 24 hrs1 week 1 mile 100 cm1 gallon 5280 ft 1 meter4 quarts

12 How many minutes are in 2 days?

13 How many minutes are in 2 days? 2 days 24 hrs60 min 1 1 day 1 hr = There are 2,880 minutes in 2 days.

14 How many centimeters are in 8.5 meters?

15 How many centimeters in 8.5 meters? 8.5 meters 100 cm 1 1 meter = There are 850 centimeters in 8.5 meters.

16 A poster board is 108 inches wide. If it is cut in half, how many feet wide will each piece be?

17 108 in 1 1 foot 1 2 12 in = Each piece is 4.5 feet wide.

18 Create a conversion problem of your own. Figure out the solution to you problem and be ready to share it with a classmate.


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