# 5.17 Renaming Customary Units of Measure ```Renaming Customary
Units of Measure
SWBAT rename customary units
of length, capacity, and weight; to
compute with units of measure
Renaming units of measure
12
1 foot = _______
inches
3
 1 yard = _______
feet
5,280
 1 mile = ___________
feet, or
1,760
__________
yards
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Try this in your groups
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I want to wrap 8 inches or ribbon around a
certificate for each of my 7th graders
(there are 9). Spools of ribbon come in 3
foot packs. How many do I need to buy?
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8x9
72 inches
How would I covert that into feet?
72 inches &divide; 12 inches
6 feet
3 rolls
To Rename Units
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You can rename units by multiplying
or dividing
• To rename larger units as smaller units
Multiply
• To rename smaller units as larger units
Divide
Examples
&frac34; mile = ________ feet
 90 in = _______yards
 60 oz = _______lbs
 30 fl oz. = ____ cups
 6 &frac12; gal = ___ qt
 2 &frac12; lb = ___ oz
 30 in. = ____ ft
 6 &frac12; c = ____ fl oz
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Try These
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&frac34; Ton = _______ lb
• &frac34; x 2000
• 1500 lbs
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4 &frac12; gal = ____ pt
•4 &frac12; x 4 x 2
• 36 pts
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12,600 lb = ________ T
• 12,600 &divide; 2000
• 6.3 T
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