# 1.5 Converting Customary Units. Customary Units of Measure The inch, foot, yard, mile are the basic units of measuring length in the “customary” scale.

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1.5 Converting Customary Units

Customary Units of Measure The inch, foot, yard, mile are the basic units of measuring length in the “customary” scale The basic units of mass or weight in the customary system are the ounce (oz), pound (lb), and ton. The basic units of capacity in the customary system are the pint, quart, and gallon.

More Units of Measure In the customary system, how would you measure: The distance from the school to the mall? The length of a paper clip? The amount of soda pop in a bottle? Your weight?

Customary Units of Length 1 foot = ____ inches 1 yard = ____ feet 1 mile = ____ feet

Reminder! To convert from larger units to smaller units, _________ To convert from smaller units to larger units, ________

Complete each sentence. 1. 6 yd = ____ ft 2. 1.5 mi = ____ ft 3. 120 in = ___ ft

Customary Units of Weight 1 pound = ____ ounces 1 ton (T) = ____ pounds

Complete each sentence. 1. 120 oz = ____ lb 2. 4 T = _____ lb 3. 3 T = _____ oz

Customary Units of Capacity 1 cup = ____ fluid ounces (fl oz) 1 pint (pt) = ____ cups 1 quart (qt) = ____ pints 1 gallon (gal) = ____ quarts

Complete each sentence. 1. 3 gal = ____ qt 2. 2 c = ____ fl oz 3. 12 p = ____ qt 4. 8 c = _____ qt

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