# Length Measurement of distance between two endpoints. Chapter 8.

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length Measurement of distance between two endpoints. Chapter 8

weight A measurement that tells how heavy or light an object is. Chapter 8

foot (ft) A customary unit for measuring length. The plural is feet. 1 foot = 12 inches Chapter 8

yard (yd) A customary unit for measuring length. 1 yard = 3 feet Chapter 8

inch (in) A customary unit for measuring length. The plural is inches. Chapter 8

mile (mi) A customary unit for measuring distance. The plural is miles. 1 mile = 5,280 feet Chapter 8

capacity The amount a container can hold, measured in units of dry or liquid measure. Chapter 8 1 Cup 2 Cups = 1 Pint 4Cups = 1 quart 4 quarts = 1 Gallon

cup (C) A customary unit for measuring capacity. 1 cup = 8 ounces 16 cups = 1 gallon Chapter 8

pint (pt) A customary unit for measuring capacity. 1 pint = 2 cups Chapter 8

quart (qt) A customary unit for measuring capacity. 1 quart = 4 cups Chapter 8

gallon (gal) A customary unit for measuring capacity. 1 gallon = 4 quarts Chapter 8

pound (lb) A customary unit for measuring weight or mass. The plural is feet. 1 pound = 16 ounces Chapter 8

ounce (oz) A customary unit for measuring weight or capacity. Chapter 8

hour (h) A unit of time equal to 60 minutes. 1 hour = 60 minutes Chapter 8

minute A unit used to measure time. 1 minute = 60 seconds Chapter 8