# 5.8 Changing Units in Customary System Page 218. Customary Units of Measure Length 12 inches= 1 foot 3 feet = 1 yard 5,280 feet = 1 mile.

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5.8 Changing Units in Customary System Page 218

Customary Units of Measure Length 12 inches= 1 foot 3 feet = 1 yard 5,280 feet = 1 mile

Weight 16 ounces = 1 pound 2,000 pounds = 1 ton

Capacity 8 fl oz = 1 cup 2 cups = 1 pt 2 pints – 1 quart 4 quarts = 1 gallon

Examples To change from a smaller unit to a larger unit, you divide. Example: change 32 fl oz to cups Change 50 fl oz to cups

More examples To change from a larger unit to a smaller unit, you multiply. Examples: change 4 ¼ lbs to ounces Change 4 5/8 lb to ounces Change 3 7/16 to ounces Change 9 ¾ lb to ounces

Assignment Book page 220-221 #’s 1-37 all I will do problems 10, 14, 18 and 22 with you.

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