### Ex: Optimization – Minimize the Cost to Make a Can with a Fixed Volume

– A CYLINDER-SHAPED CAN NEEDS TO BE CONSTRUCTED TO HOLD 300 CUBIC CENTIMETERS OF SOUP. THE MATERIAL FOR THE SIZE OF THE CAN COSTS 4 CENTS PER SQUARE CENTIMETER. THE MATERIAL …

### Ex: Find the Number of Meters Traveled in 3 seconds Given Kilometers Per Hour

A car is driving at 90 kilometers per hour. How far, in meters, does it travel in three seconds? So to answer this question we’ll first convert 90 kilometers per hour …

### Ex: Determine the Thickness and Weight of a Piece of Paper

How thick is a single sheet of paper? Assume you measure a ream of paper, which contains 500 sheets, and it is 2 1/4 inches thick. Let’s begin by setting up …

### Add Pounds and Ounces (Basic)

Three students sorted recyclables from three trash dumpsters. The weight of recyclable material from each dumpster is listed below. Find the total weight. Notice how the weight is given in pounds …

### Convert Between Pounds and Kilograms Using a Unit Fraction

Use a unit fraction with either conversion to convert the units round to the hundredths’ place value. In this video, I will show both unit fractions based upon both conversions. In …

### Convert Euros Per Liter to Dollar Per Gallon Using Unit Fractions

The cost of gasoline in a European country was 1.24 euros per liter. What would the equivalent cost be in US dollars per gallon? Use the following conversions. The first step …

### Exponential Notation

[ MUSIC ] – WELCOME TO EXPONENTS AND EXPONENTIAL NOTATION. THE GOALS OF THIS VIDEO WILL BE TO EXPRESS REPEATED MULTIPLICATION USING EXPONENTS, AND ALSO TO EVALUATE EXPRESSIONS IN EXPONENTIAL NOTATION. …

### Common Customary Weight Conversions Using Unit Fractions

In this video we will perform weight conversions using unit fractions. To begin, we want to convert 25 pounds to ounces. The first thing we need to do is write 25 …