# Measurement Equivalents

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Measurement Equivalents

Objective Students will be able to convert units of length, weight, and capacity: inches or feet to yards, ounces to pounds, and cups to pints, pints to quarts, quarts to gallons.

Just like fractions, measurement has equivalents.
Need to Know Just like fractions, measurement has equivalents. You may have to multiply or divide when finding measurement equivalents.

12 in. = 1 ft.

How many inches in more than one foot
How many inches in more than one foot? Multiply by 12 (or use repeated addition). How many inches in 4 feet? 12 X4 48 48 inches

How many inches in 5 feet? 60 inches How many inches in 7 feet? 84 inches How many inches in 10 feet? 120 inches

36 in. = 1 yd. 3 ft. = 1 yd.

How many inches in 3 yards?
How many inches in more than one yard? Multiply by 36 (or use repeated addition). How many inches in 3 yards? 1 36 X3 108 108 inches

How many inches in 5 yards? 180 inches

How many feet in more than one yard
How many feet in more than one yard? Multiply by 3 (or use repeated addition). 3 X3 9 How many feet in 3 yards? 9 feet

How many feet in 5 yards? 15 feet How many feet in 7 yards? 21 feet How many feet in 10 yards? 30 feet

Just for Fun There are 5,280ft. in 1 mi. There are 1,760 yd. in 1 mi.

16 tbsp. = 1 c. 8 fl. oz. = 1 c.

How many tbsp. in more than one cup
How many tbsp. in more than one cup? Multiply by 16 (or use repeated addition). How many tbsp. in 3 cups? 1 16 X3 48 48 tablespoons

How many tbsp. in 5 cups? 80 tbsp. How many tbsp. in 7 cups? 112 tbsp. How many tbsp. in 10 cups? 160 tbsp.

How many fl. oz. in more than one cup
How many fl. oz. in more than one cup? Multiply by 8 (or use repeated addition). How many fl. oz. in 3 cups? 8 X3 24 24 fl. oz.

How many fl. oz in 5 cups? 40 fl. oz How many fl. oz in 7 cups? 56 fl. oz How many fl. oz in 10 cups? 80 fl. oz

2 c. = 1 pt.

How many c. in more than one pt
How many c. in more than one pt.? Multiply by 2 (or use repeated addition). How many c. in 3 pt.? 2 X3 6 6 cups

How many c. in 5 pt.? 10 c. How many c. in 7 pt.? 14 c. How many c. in 10 pt.? 20 c.

2 pt. = 1 qt.

How many pt. in more than one qt
How many pt. in more than one qt.? Multiply by 2 (or use repeated addition). How many pt. in 3 qt.? 2 X3 6 6 pints

How many pt. in 6 qt.? 12 pt. How many pt. in 9 qt.? 18 pt. How many pt. in 12 qt.? 24 pt.

4 qt. = 1 gal.

How many qt. in more than one gal
How many qt. in more than one gal.? Multiply by 4 (or use repeated addition). How many qt. in 3 gal.? 4 X3 12 12 qt.

How many qt. in 5 gal.? 20 qt. How many qt. in 7 gal.? 28 qt. How many qt. in 10 gal.? 40 qt.

How many gallons are = to ____ quarts?
4 qt. 2 gal. ?? 8 qt. 3 gal. ?? 12 qt.

16 oz. = 1 lb.

How many oz. in more than one lb
How many oz. in more than one lb.? Multiply by 16 (or use repeated addition). How many oz. in 3 lbs.? 1 16 X3 48 48 oz.

How many oz. in 5 lb.? 80 oz. How many oz. in 7 lb.? 112 oz. How many oz. in 10 lb.? 160 oz.

Just for Fun 2,000 lbs.= 1 T.

Each pair gets: 21st Century ● A sorting chart ● Pictures for sorting
● A Glue ● Two pairs of scissors 21st Century ● Decide who does what in order to get done the fastest. ● First pair done correctly, WINS!!