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Unit Conversions Lesson 2.07

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After completing this lesson, you will be able to say: I can determine the appropriate conversion factor when converting units. I can convert units between metric and customary systems.

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Conversion Factors Conversion factor: A factor used to multiply or divide a quantity when converting from one unit to another so that units can cancel, which has an overall value of 1.

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Conversion Table It is recommended that you save a copy of this or print it so that you have this readily available for future use. You can print a copy on page 2 of your lesson.

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Converting Units of Measure Step 1: Determine the conversion factor Step 2: Choose the correct conversion Step 3: Perform the conversion

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Converting units of measure 20 fluid ounces (fl oz) = ___ cups

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Multiple step conversions 85 inches = ___ yards Determine the first conversion factor Remember, you want to convert from inches to feet. You want the inches to cancel so they should be in the denominator Determine the second conversion factor Remember, you want to convert from feet to yards. You want the feet to cancel so they should be in the denominator

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Second conversion

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Metric Conversions It is recommended that you save a copy of this or print it so that you have this readily available for future use. You can print a copy on page 3 of your lesson.

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Converting Units of Measure Step 1: Determine the conversion factor Step 2: Choose the correct conversion Step 3: Perform the conversion

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Converting Units of Measure Max has a piece of luggage that weighs 23.4 pounds. Convert this weight into kilograms.

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Now that you completed this lesson, you should be able to say: I can determine the appropriate conversion factor when converting units. I can convert units between metric and customary systems.

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