### Converting yards to feet and back

Working with Conversions Let’s look at a conversion factor. We have one yard equal to three feet. Because of the equal sign, we know these two terms are the same. Now …

### Unit Conversion Application – Number of Lemons for a Lemon Pie

The store is selling lemons at 68 cents each. Each lemon yields about 4 tablespoons of juice. How much will it cost to buy enough lemons to make four 9-inch lemon …

### Math Antics – Proportions

Hi! Welcome to Math Antics. In this lesson, we’re gonna learn what proportions are and how we can use them to find an unknown value. The good news is, if you …

### Single Step Unit Conversion Applications (US Standard – Unit Fractions)

Sarah needs one point five cups of ketchup to make her famous meatloaf recipe. She has a brand new twenty ounce bottle of ketchup in her cupboard. How much of this …

### Multi-Step Unit Conversions (US Standard – Unit Fractions)

Welcome to a lesson on multi-step conversions. In the first example, we’re asked, how many minutes are in a week? To answer the question, we convert one week to minutes. So …

### Examples: Converting Between Different Units of Weight in Standard or American System

– HERE WE WANT TO CONVERT THE FOLLOWING WEIGHT MEASUREMENTS USING THE AMERICAN OR STANDARD MEASUREMENT SYSTEM. AND TO KEEP THINGS CONSISTENT, WE’RE GOING TO GO AHEAD AND USE UNIT FRACTIONS …

### Ex: Measure Lengths in Centimeters – Decimal Notation and Mixed Numbers

We’re determining the length of each bar. First thing we should notice is that the units are centimeters, and whenever expressing a length it is important to include the units. Next, …

### Convert Metric Units to US Standard Units (Unit Fractions)

Welcome to a lesson on converting metric units to U.S. standard units. For question a, the country of Cambodia is approximately seven hundred kilometers from north to south. What would this …

### Examples: Convert Volume Between the Standard and Metric System

– WE WANT TO CONVERT THE FOLLOWING VOLUME OR CAPACITY MEASUREMENTS BETWEEN AMERICAN OR STANDARD AND THE METRIC MEASUREMENT SYSTEM. AND WE’LL DO THIS BY MULTIPLYING BY UNIT FRACTIONS. SO TO …

### Examples: Convert Weight Between the Standard and Metric System

– WE WANT TO CONVERT THE FOLLOWING WEIGHTS BETWEEN THE AMERICAN AND METRIC MEASUREMENT SYSTEM. AND WE’LL DO THESE CONVERSIONS USING UNIT FRACTIONS. SO WE’LL START BY WRITING 180 POUNDS AS …