2Customary Measurement The United States uses customary units. Many other countries use the Metric System.Examples of customary units include: inches, feet, yards, miles, cups, pints, quarts, gallons, ounces, pounds, and Fahrenheit temperature
3Tools for Measuring Length We use certain tools for measuring length.Can you think of a tool we use to measure length?rulers, yard sticks, tape measures
4LengthWe measure length in inches (in.), feet (ft), yards (yd), and miles (mi).Shorter lengths are measured in inches, feet, and yards.12 inches = 1 foot 3 feet = 1 yard
5Customary Length Longer distances are measured in miles. It is about 1 mile from H.I.S. to Pizza Pro.It takes about 20 minutes to walk one mile.5,280 feet = 1 mile 1,760 yards = 1 mile
6What unit could you use?Would you use inches, feet, yards, or miles?
58What would you wear to school if the temperature was 20 degrees Fahrenheit? Warm clothes – hat, gloves, coat
59This morning the temperature was 30 degrees Fahrenheit This morning the temperature was 30 degrees Fahrenheit. This afternoon the temperature rose to 35 degrees Fahrenheit. By how much did the temperature increase?5 degrees Fahrenheit
60If a Fahrenheit thermometer shows 95 degrees, how would you describe the temperature? A.) coolB.) coldC.) warmD.) hot* D