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Conversion of Units

Conversion of Units

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Conversion of Units

Units of length and distances

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1.) 2.5m p mm 2.5m v 1000mm ! 2500mm 1m 4.) 0.001348m p mm
2.) 103.1nm p mm 103.1nm v 1m ! 1.031 v 10 7 m 10 9 nm
5.) 247cm p m

1000mm 0.001348m v ! 1.348mm 1m

3.) 5.6km p m 5.6km v 1000m ! 5600m 1km

1m 247cm v ! 2.47m 100cm

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Conversion of Units Metric English English Metric
Distances

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Conversion Factors
‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ 1 km = 0. miles (mi) 1 mile = 5280feet (ft) 1 feet (ft) = 12 inches (in) 1 inch (in) = 2.54 centimeter (cm)

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Exercises
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 22cm inches 07mi km 0.35mi ft 3inches cm 2.0km miles

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1.) 22cm p inches 22cm v 1inch ! .7inches 2.5 cm

2.) 607miles p km 1km 607miles v ! 979.03km ! 979km ! 9.79 v 103 km 0.62miles

3.) 0.35miles p ft 52 0ft 0.35miles v !1 1mile
.) 3inches p cm 3inches v 2.5 cm ! 7.62cm ! cm 1in

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ft ! 1. v 103ft

5.) 2.0km p miles 0.62miles 2.0km v ! 1.2 miles ! 1.2miles 1km
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Exercise: (complex)
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 1.47inches m 0.50ft km 1 m inches 75miles m 0.2km ft

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1.) 1 7inches p m 1 7in v 1m 2.5 cm v ! 0.0373m 1in 100cm
.) 75miles p m 1km 1000m v ! 120 967.7 m 0.62mi 1km 1.2 v 105 meters 75miles v
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2.) 0.50ft p km 0.50ft v 1mi 1km v ! 1.5 v 10  km 52 0 t 0.62mi

5.) 0.2km p ft 0.62mi 52 0ft v ! 65 .72ft 1km 1mi 700ft ! 7 v 102ft 0.2km v

3.) 16m p inches 16m v 100cm 1inch v ! 629.92inches 1m 2.5 cm ! 630inches ! 6.3 v 10 2inches

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Conversion of Units
Units of Mass

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Conversion Factors
‡ Metric
² 1 kilogram (kg) = 1000gram (g) ² 1 gram (g) = 1000 milligrams (mg) ² 1 gram (g) = 106 microgram ( g)

‡ English
² 1 kilogram (kg) = 2.2 pounds (lbs) ² 1 pound (lb) = 16 ounces (oz) ² 1 ton = 2000 pounds (lbs)
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Exercises
1) 2) 3) 4) 5) . kg grams 58 mg grams 31.4g g 12 pounds ounces 350pounds kilogram

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Exercises (complex)
1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 0.83 kilograms milligrams 1.6 pounds grams 16ounces kilograms 1 ton grams 1 microgram kg

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1.) 0. 3kg p mg 0. 3kg v 1000 g 1000mg v ! 30000mg / .3 v 10 5 mg 1kg 1g

2.) 1.6lbs p grams 1.6lbs v 1kg 1000 g v ! 730 g / 7.3 v 10 2 g 2.2lbs 1kg

3.) 16oz p kg 16oz v 1kg 1lb v ! 0. 5kg 16oz 2.2lbs

.) 1ton p grams 1ton v 1kg 1000 g 2000lbs v v ! 900000 g / 9 v 105 g 1ton 2.2lbs 1kg

5.) 1Qg p kg 1Qg v 1g 1kg v ! 1 v 10 9 kg 10 6 Qg 1000 g

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Review Quiz
Unit Conversion

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Convert the following units of distances:
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 2.0km 6.0 ft 12inches 1.0mile 1.00nm miles meters centimeter cm inches

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Convert the following units of mass:
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 45 kg lbs 10.0 grams kg 500 mg kg 2.2 lbs g 12 oz g

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Conversion of Units
Units of Volume

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Conversion Factors
‡ Metric
² 1 liter (L) = 1000milliliter (mL) ² 1 milliliter (mL) = 1 cubic centimeter (cm3) ² 1 cubic meter (m3) = 106 cm3

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Exercises
1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 1.5liters milliliters 5000 mL L 3.0 cm3 m3 1.0 m3 L 8.0 mL cm3

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1 .) 1 .5L p mL 1 .5 L v 1000 mL ! 1500 mL / 1 .5 v 10 3 mL 1L

2 .) 5000 mL p L 5000 mL v 1L ! 5L 1000 mL

3 .) 3 .0cm 3 p m 3 1m 3 ! 3 .0 v 10  6 m 3 3 .0cm v 6 10 cm 3
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5.) .0mL p cm 3 1cm 3 ! .0cm 3 .0mL v 1ml
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Conversion of Units
Units of Time

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Conversion Factors
‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ 1 day = 24 hours (hr) 1 hour (hr) = 60 minutes (min) 1 minute (min) = 60 seconds (s) 1 second (s) = 1000 millisecond (ms)

‡ 1 week = 7 days ‡ 1 year = 365.2 days
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Exercises
1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 40min hours 24 hours seconds 1.0 days minutes 1.0 week minutes 1.0 year hours

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1 .) 0 .0 mi

p hours 1hour ! 0 .667 hour 60 mi onds
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2 .) 2 hours p s 2 hours v

60 mi 60 s v ! 6 00 s ! .6 v 10 s 1hr 1 mi

3 .) 1 .0day p mi 1 .0day v 2 hr 60 mi v 1hr 1day !1 0 mi ! 1 . v 10 3 mi

.) 1.0week p mi 1.0week v 7days 2 hr 60 mi v v ! 100 0 mi ! 1.0 v 10 mi 1hr 1week 1day
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5.) 1.0year p hours 1.0yr v 365.2days 2 hr v ! 76 . hours ! . v 103 hr 1year 1day

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Conversion of Units
Units of Temperature

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Conversion Formulas
‡ °C = 5/ (°F-32) ‡ °C = 0.56 (°F-32) ‡ °F = 9/5 (°C) + 32 ‡ °F = 1.8(°C) + 32 ‡ K = °C + 273 ‡ °C = K - 273
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Exercises
1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 100 °C °F 50.0 °F °C 100 °C K 300K °C 45.0 °F K

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