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How can you compare lengths in the customary system?
Complete activity 1 (parts A and B). You have 10 minutes!
Were your measurements close to the historical measures? Lets look at the main customary units in order from smallest to largest. ◦ Inches, Feet, Yards, Miles ◦ Think about what is equivalent to each unit in the real world
1 ft12inches 1 yard 3feet 12 in 1 ft 3 feet 1 yard 1760 yd 1 mile5280 feet1 mile 1 mile 1760yd 1 mile 5280 ft
Ounces, Pounds, and Tons 1 ounce is equal to the following: 10 pennies, a cd, a pen, a screw, a small battery, a standard letter envelope, a slice of cheese 1 pound is equal to the following: package of butter (with four sticks), a football, a box of brown sugar, three medium-sized bananas, a shoe 1 ton is equal to the following: a small car, certain types of whales, two horses