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+ Converting Measurements Customary and Metric + Warm-Up 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 Hint: They bought 2 They bought curtain TOOLS Hammer: $17.90 Saw: $23.90 Drill: $25.78 items from the rods, bath mat, housewares store! slacks, and a drill. + Customary Measurements http://www.brainpop.com/math/numbersan doperations/customaryunits/ Length 1 foot (ft) 12 inches (in) 1 yard (yd) 3 feet 1 mile (mi) 5,280 feet 1 mile (mi) 1,760 yards + Customary Measurements Weight 1 pound (lb) 16 ounces (oz) 1 ton (T) 2,000 pounds + 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 + Gallon Man! + 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 + 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 2 quarts 32 fl oz 64 fl oz = 1 quart ? quarts + 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 mile (mi) 1,760 yards How many feet are there in 1 yard? How many inches are there in 1 foot? 12 in 3 = 36 in. in 1 yard 84 inches 12 in 1 yard = ? in 7 yards + Metric Units http://www.brainpop.com/math/numbersandoperations/metricunits/ Metric units use a series of prefixes Metric Units Kilo Hecto Deka Base Deci Centi Milli Base Measurements Liter (capacity) Meter (length) Gram (mass) + Most Commonly Used Metric Measurements Length 1 centimeter (cm) 1 meter (m) 10 millimeters (mm) 100 centimeters 1 meter 1000 millimeters 1 kilometer (km) 1000 meters + 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) + 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 + Metric Conversion Example K H D 3 2 1 B D A C M box of cereal has a mass of 425 g. How many kilograms is this? 425 g .425 kg + Metric Conversion Example K What H D B D C M is 765 millimeters in kilometers? 765 mm .000765 km