**Measurement and the United States System ((Reference))**

#### Exercise 1

What is measurement?

##### Solution

Measurement is comparison to a standard (unit of measure).

For problems 2-6, make each conversion. Use the conversion table given in Section 9.1.

#### Exercise 2

9 ft=

yd

#### Exercise 3

32 oz=

lb

##### Solution

2 pounds

#### Exercise 4

1,500 mg =

g

#### Exercise 5

12,000 lb =

T

##### Solution

6 tons

#### Exercise 6

5,280 ft=

mi

For problems 7-23, make each conversion.

#### Exercise 7

23 yd to ft

##### Solution

69 feet

#### Exercise 8

#### Exercise 9

8 in. to ft

##### Solution

#### Exercise 10

51 in. to mi

#### Exercise 11

3 qt to pt

##### Solution

6 pints

#### Exercise 12

8 lb to oz

#### Exercise 13

5 cups to tbsp

##### Solution

80 tablespoons

#### Exercise 14

9 da to hr

#### Exercise 15

##### Solution

210 seconds

#### Exercise 16

**The Metric System of Measurement ((Reference))**

#### Exercise 17

250 mL to L

##### Solution

#### Exercise 18

18.57 cm to m

#### Exercise 19

0.01961 kg to mg

##### Solution

19,610 mg

#### Exercise 20

52,211 mg to kg

#### Exercise 21

54.006 dag to g

##### Solution

540.06 g

#### Exercise 22

1.181 hg to mg

#### Exercise 23

3.5 kL to mL

##### Solution

3,500,000 mL

**Simplification of Denominate Numbers ((Reference))**

For problems 24-31, perform the indicated operations. Simplify, if possible.

#### Exercise 24

Add 8 min 50 sec to 5 min 25 sec.

#### Exercise 25

Add 3 wk 3 da to 2 wk 5 da

##### Solution

6 weeks 1 day

#### Exercise 26

Subtract 4 gal 3 qt from 5 gal 2 qt.

#### Exercise 27

Subtract 2 gal 3 qt 1pt from 8 gal 2 qt.

##### Solution

5 gallons 2 quarts 1 pint

#### Exercise 28

Subtract 5 wk 4 da 21 hr from 12 wk 3 da 14 hr.

#### Exercise 29

Subtract 2 T 1,850 lb from 10 T 1,700 lb.

##### Solution

7 T 1,850 pounds

#### Exercise 30

Subtract the sum of 2 wk 3 da 15 hr and 5 wk 2 da 9 hr from 10 wk.

#### Exercise 31

Subtract the sum of 20 hr 15 min and 18 hr 18 min from the sum of 8 da 1 hr 16 min 5 sec.

##### Solution

7 days, 11 hours, 56 minutes, 7 seconds

For problems 32-43, simplify, if necessary.

#### Exercise 32

18 in.

#### Exercise 33

4 ft

##### Solution

1 yard 1 foot

#### Exercise 34

23 da

#### Exercise 35

3,100 lb

##### Solution

1 ton 1,100 pounds

#### Exercise 36

135 min

#### Exercise 37

4 tsp

##### Solution

1 tablespoon 1 teaspoon

#### Exercise 38

10 fl oz

#### Exercise 39

7 pt

##### Solution

3 quarts 1 pint

#### Exercise 40

9 qt

#### Exercise 41

2,300 mm

##### Solution

2.3 meters

#### Exercise 42

14,780 mL

#### Exercise 43

1,050 m

##### Solution

1.05 km

**Perimeter, Circumference, Area and Volume of Geometric Figures and Objects ((Reference),(Reference))**

For problems 44-58, find the perimeter, circumference, area or volume.

#### Exercise 44

Perimeter, area

#### Exercise 45

Approximate circumference

##### Solution

5.652 sq cm

#### Exercise 46

Approximate volume

#### Exercise 47

Approximate volume

##### Solution

104.28568 cu ft

#### Exercise 48

Exact area

#### Exercise 49

Exact area

##### Solution

0.18

#### Exercise 50

Exact volume

#### Exercise 51

Approximate volume

##### Solution

267.94667 cu mm

#### Exercise 52

Area

#### Exercise 53

Volume

##### Solution

32 cu cm

#### Exercise 54

Exact area

#### Exercise 55

Approximate area

##### Solution

39.48 sq in.

#### Exercise 56

Exact area

#### Exercise 57

Approximate area

##### Solution

56.52 sq ft

#### Exercise 58

Approximate area

Comments:"Used as supplemental materials for developmental math courses."