 ### Unit Conversions of Area and Volume

Welcome to a lesson on conversions involving area and volume. The technique of dimensional analysis can be used to convert from one unit of area, or volume to another unit of … ### Introduction to Metric Conversions

Welcome to lesson on metric conversions. The metric system originated in Europe around eighteen hundred, and was quickly adopted around the world as a standard system of measurement. In fact the … ### Ex: Metric Conversions Using Unit Fractions – Length

Welcome to several examples on how to convert metric lengths. In our other video, we showed how we can use this table below in order to convert metric lengths by moving … ### Ex: Determine the Difference in Order of Magnitude of Two Quantities

On the log scale above, determine how many magnitudes larger the value of D is than the value of C. Notice how the value of D is 10 to the fourth … ### Single Step Unit Conversion (US Standard – Unit Fractions)

We are asked to perform each of the following single-step conversions following the recommended process listed on the previous page. Round any decimals to the nearest tenths. So going back to … ### Compare Metric Units using Metric Conversions (Unit Fractions)

Welcome to a lesson on comparing measurements given in metric units. In the first example, if a person’s pupillary distance, which is the distance from one pupil to the other, is … ### Conversion App: Determine Volume, Gallons and Weight of Water in a Pool

A rectangular swimming pool has a length of 11 feet, a width of 16 feet, and a depth of five feet. How many cubic feet of water can the pool hold? … ### Common Metric Length Conversions Using Unit Fractions

In this video, we’ll perform the following metric conversions involving length, using unit fractions. To begin, we want to convert 235 centimeters to meters. The first step is to write 235 … ### Ex: Convert Height in Feet and Inches to Inches, Centimeters, and Meters

In this example, we’re told a person is five feet eight inches tall. We want to find their height in inches, centimeters, and meters. So, if the person is five feet … ### Unit Conversions With American (Standard) Units – Length, Weight, Capacity

Welcome to a lesson on unit conversions using American units. The United States customary units system also referred to as a American units system or Standard units system is the most …