# Date - Mr. Lee's Science ```MAP4C – Surface Area and Volume
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Unit Conversions
There are many times when we need to convert units between imperial and metric
measurements. Sometimes we want to convert feet to metres or pounds to kilograms.
In baking, you may need to convert between ounces and millilitres.
To convert units, we multiply our measurement by a unit conversion factor. The
conversion factor is the unit we want, divided by the unit we have.
Example:
Convert 1.5 m to cm.
Convert 1.25 km to m.
Convert 1.5 hours to seconds.
Convert 240 seconds to minutes.
Some basic conversion factors:
1 inch = 2.54 cm
1 yard = 3 feet
1 m = 3.28 feet
1 fluid ounce = 28.4 mL
Example:
Convert 47 m to feet.
1 mile = 1.61 km
1 gallon = 4.55 L
Convert 9 L to gallons
Convert 160 square feet to square yards
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MAP4C – Surface Area and Volume
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Homework:
1) Convert 16.7 inches to feet
2) Convert 25 feet to yards
3) Convert 90 centuries to years
4) Convert 84 miles to kilometers
5) Convert 4.75 centimeters to meters
6) Convert 48,987 minutes to days
7) Convert 0.090 miles to inches (there are 1760 yards in a mile)
8) Convert 466 centimeters to miles
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3)
5)
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1.39 feet
9,000 years
0.0475 meters
5702 inches
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4)
6)
8)
8.3 yards
135.24 km
34.02 days
0.0029 miles
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