5-6 Customary Measurements Course 1 Warm Up Lesson Presentation.

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5-6 Customary Measurements Course 1 Warm Up Lesson Presentation

Learn to identify and convert customary units of measure.

You can use the following benchmarks to help you understand fluid ounces, tons, and other customary units of measure Customary Unit Length Inch (in.) Length of a small paper clip Foot (ft) Length of a standard sheet of paper Mile (mi) Length of about 18 football fields Weight Ounce (oz) Weight of a slice of bread Pound (lb) Weight of 3 apples Ton Weight of a buffalo Capacity Fluid Ounce (fl oz) Amount of water in 2 tablespoons Cup © Capacity of a standard measuring cup Gallon (gal) Capacity of a large milk jug

Choose the most appropriate customary unit for each measurement
Choose the most appropriate customary unit for each measurement. Justify your answer. A. the weight of a car tons; The weight of a car is similar to the weight of a buffalo. B. the diameter of a soap can inches; The diameter of a soup can is similar to the length of a few paper clips. C. the weight of a newborn baby pounds; The weight of a newborn baby is similar to the weight of more than a dozen apples.

Choose the most appropriate customary unit for each measurement
Choose the most appropriate customary unit for each measurement. Justify your answer. A. the length of a pen top inch; The length of a pen top is similar to the length of a small paper clip. B. the weight of a pitcher of juice pounds; The weight of a pitcher of juice is similar to the weight of about 10 apples. C. the capacity of a jar of peanut butter cups; The capacity of a jar of peanut butter is similar to the capacity of 2 standard measuring cups.

Length Weight Capacity
12 inches (in)= 1 foot (ft) 3 feet = 1 yard (yd) 5,280 feet = 1 mile (mi) Weight 16 ounces (oz) = 1 pound (lb) 2000 pounds = 1 ton Capacity 8 fluid ounces (fl oz) = 1 cup (c) 2 cups = 1 pint (pt) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal)