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measurement

By: Nancy & Jennifer
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on 1 May 2015

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Measurement
length
How long something is between
one point and another
customary
1 foot=12 inches (in.)
1 yard=3 feet (ft.)
1 mile=1,760 yard (yd.)
standard
nonstandard
1 inch=distance between
knuckles
1 foot=distance between elbow and fist
1 yard=distance between
oppisite sholder to fingertip
Metric
standard
1 kilometer(km)=1,000
meters(m)
1 meter(m)=100 centimeters
(cm)
1 centimeters=10 millimeters
(mm)
Weight
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non-standard
1 mm=thickness of fingernail
1 m=opposit elbow to
fingertip
Customary
standard
1 ton=2,000 pounds(lb)
1 pound=16 onces(oz)
nonstandard
1 ton= a small car
how heavy something is
how heavy something is
Metric
standard
1 gram(g)=1,000 milligram (mg)
1 killogram(kg)=1,000 grams
Nonstandard
vocabulary
extra vocabulary
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1 milligram=piece of paper
1 gram=paperclip
1 killogram= average size
textbook
Capacity
the maximum(or most)
amount that can be
contained by an object
(usally liquid)
Area
customary
standard
1 cup(c)=8 fluid ounces (fl oz)
1 pint (pt)=2 cups (c)
1 quart(qt)=2 pints(pt)
1 gallon(gal.)=4 quart(qt.)
Nonstandard
1 pint=
1 quart=
gallon=
metric
standard
1 Liter(L)=1,000
millimeter(ml)
nonstanderd
1 millimeter(ml)=10 drops
1 liter(L)=half of a 2 liter bottle
measures the space(square units) inside
a 2-D shape or object.Usally rectangles or squares
how to get area of rectangles and squares
length x width = area
examples
4 x 4 =
3 x 3 =
2 x 2 =
3
3
2
2
4
4
Perimiter
measures the distance (or length) around the outside of an object
differint ways to solve perimiter poblems
12+12+9+9=42
12 x 2=24 9 x 2=18
24+18=42
12+9=21 21 x 2=42
what to do when all sides are equal
Volume
example:
given length or width of side x # of sides= perimiter of object
measures the number of cubic units inside a 3-D shape; how much space an object takes up
how to get volume of retangular prism and cube
length x width x hight=volume
example:
3
3
4
3 x 4 x 3 = 36
customary-used in US
metric-used in other contries
mass-how much matter is in somthing
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