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**Converting Measurements**

Customary and Metric

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**Warm-Up Hint: They bought 2 items from the housewares store!**

Mabel and her mom are going shopping on Saturday. They bought at least one item from each of the 3 departments that they visited. Mabel gave the clerk $120 and she got back $11.76 change. What items did they buy? Think about how much they spent. NO TAX TODAY! HOUSEWARES
Dishtowels: $11.38
Curtain Rods: $12.98
Bath Mats: $29.58 CLOTHING
Shirt: $30.98
Dress: $49.90
Slacks: $39.90 TOOLS
Hammer: $17.90
Saw: $23.90
Drill: $25.78 Hint: They bought 2 items from the housewares store! They bought curtain rods, bath mat, slacks, and a drill.

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**Customary Measurements http://www. brainpop**

Length 1 foot (ft) 12 inches (in) 1 yard (yd) 3 feet 1 mile (mi) 5,280 feet 1,760 yards

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**Customary Measurements**

Weight 1 pound (lb) 16 ounces (oz) 1 ton (T) 2,000 pounds

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**Customary Measurements**

Capacity 1 cup (c) 8 fluid ounces (fl oz) 1 pint (pt) 2 cups 1 quart (qt) 2 pints 1 gallon (gal) 4 quarts

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Gallon Man!

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**How many pints make up the gallon?**

Use Gallon Man to solve! What is 36 pints converted into gallons? How many pints make up the gallon? 36 pints ? gallons 8 pints 1 gallon =

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**Use the conversion chart!**

A large juice carton has a capacity of 64 fluid ounces. How many quarts is this? Capacity 1 cup (c) 8 fluid ounces (fl oz) 1 pint (pt) 2 cups 1 quart (qt) 2 pints 1 gallon (gal) 4 quarts How many fl oz are there in 1 cup? How many cups are in a quart? 8 fl oz 4 = 32 fl oz in 1 quart 32 fl oz 1 quart 64 fl oz ? quarts 2 quarts =

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**Use the conversion chart**

How many inches are there in 7 yards? Length 1 foot (ft) 12 inches (in) 1 yard (yd) 3 feet 1 mile (mi) 5,280 feet 1,760 yards How many inches are there in 1 foot? How many feet are there in 1 yard? 12 in 3 = 36 in. in 1 yard 12 in 1 yard ? in 7 yards = 84 inches

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**Metric Units http://www. brainpop**

Metric units use a series of prefixes Metric Units Kilo Hecto Deka Base Deci Centi Milli Base Measurements Liter (capacity) Meter (length) Gram (mass)

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**Most Commonly Used Metric Measurements**

Length 1 centimeter (cm) 10 millimeters (mm) 1 meter (m) 100 centimeters 1 meter 1000 millimeters 1 kilometer (km) 1000 meters

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**Most Commonly Used Metric Measurements**

Mass 1 gram (g) 1000 milligrams (mg) 1 kilogram (kg) 1000 grams 1 metric ton (t) 1000 kilograms Capacity 1 liter (L) 1000 milliliters (mL)

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**How to convert metric units**

K H D B D C M Just count the number of letters from the measurement you start with to the number measurement you are converting to Move your decimal that many places

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**Metric Conversion Example**

K H D B D C M 3 2 1 A box of cereal has a mass of 425 g. How many kilograms is this? 425 g .425 kg

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**Metric Conversion Example**

K H D B D C M What is 765 millimeters in kilometers? 765 mm km

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