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Customary Units Worksheets

Customary Units Worksheets
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 1.  
Which of the following is true?
a.
2 mi = 1760 yd
b.
2 mi = 6 yd
c.
2 mi = 72 yd
d.
2 mi = 3520 yd


Solution:

1 mi = 1760 yd
[Convert mi to yd.]

2 mi = (2 × 1) mi = (2 × 1760) yd
[Substitute 1 mi = 1760 yd.]

= 3520 yd
[Multiply.]


Correct answer : (4)
 2.  
How many quarts make two gallons?
a.
6 quarts
b.
3 quarts
c.
0.5 quarts
d.
8 quarts


Solution:

1 gallon = 4 quarts
[Convert gallons to quarts.]

2 gallons = (2 × 1) gallons = (2 × 4) quarts
[Substitute 1 gallon = 4 quarts.]

= 8 quarts
[Multiply.]

Two gallons of a liquid equals 8 quarts of the same liquid.


Correct answer : (4)
 3.  
How many pints are there in 64 oz?
a.
5 pints
b.
4 pints
c.
1024 pints
d.
8 pints


Solution:

16 oz = 1 pint
[Convert oz to pints.]

1 oz = 1 / 16 pints
[Divide each side by 16.]

64 oz = (64 × 1) oz = (64) × ( 1 / 16 ) pints
[Substitute 1 oz = 1 / 16 pints.]

= 4 pints
[Simplify.]

So, 64 oz equals 4 pints.


Correct answer : (2)
 4.  
How many ft. are there in 96 in.?
a.
84 ft
b.
8 ft
c.
7 ft
d.
96 ft


Solution:

12 in. = 1 ft
[Convert in. to ft.]

1 in. = 1 / 12 ft
[Divide each side by 12.]

96 in. = (96 × 1) in. = (96 × 1 / 12) ft
[Substitute 1 in. = 1 / 12 ft.]

= 8 ft
[Simplify.]

So, 96 in. = 8 ft.


Correct answer : (2)
 5.  
How many pounds are there in 5 tons of coal?
a.
5000 lb
b.
10000 lb
c.
10000 tons
d.
7000 tons


Solution:

1 ton = 2000 lb
[Convert ton to lb.]

5 tons = (5 × 1) tons = (5 × 2000) lb
[Substitute 1 ton = 2000 lb.]

= 10000 lb
[Multiply]

So, 5 tons of coal equals 10000 lb of coal.


Correct answer : (2)
 6.  
Mrs.Marissa bought a wheat bag weighing 128 oz. What is the equivalent weight of the bag in lb?
a.
8 lb
b.
16 lb
c.
8 oz
d.
2048 lb


Solution:

16 oz = 1 lb
[Convert oz to lb.]

1 oz = 1 / 16 lb
[Divide each side by 16.]

128 oz = (128 × 1) oz = (128 × 1 / 16 ) lb
[Substitute 1 oz = 1 / 16 lb.]

= 8 lb
[Simplify.]

The equivalent weight of the bag is 8 lb.


Correct answer : (1)
 7.  
Which one shows 12 pints of oil in quarts?
a.
1.5 quarts
b.
6 quarts
c.
24 quarts
d.
3 quarts


Solution:

2 pints = 1 quart
[Convert pints to quarts.]

1 pint = 1 / 2 quarts
[Divide each side by 2.]

12 pints = (12 × 1) pints = (12 × 1 / 2) quarts
[Substitute 1 pint = 1 / 2 quarts.]

= 6 quarts
[Simplify.]

So, 12 pints of oil is 6 quarts.


Correct answer : (2)
 8.  
How many miles are there in 21120 ft?
a.
40 mi
b.
44 mi
c.
4 mi
d.
4 ft


Solution:

5280 ft = 1 mi
[Convert ft to mi.]

1 ft = 1 / 5280 mi
[Divide each side by 5280.]

21120 ft = (21120 × 1) ft = 21120 × 1 / 5280 mi
[Substitute 1 ft = 1 / 5280 mi.]

= 4 mi
[Simplify]

So, 21120 ft is 4 mi.


Correct answer : (3)
 9.  
How many yds are there in 4 mi?
a.
1764 yd
b.
7040 yd
c.
1320 yd
d.
6940 yd


Solution:

1 mi = 1760 yd
[Convert mi to yd.]

4 mi = (4 × 1) mi = (4 × 1760) yd
[Substitute 1 mi = 1760 yd.]

= 7040 yd
[Multiply.]


Correct answer : (2)
 10.  
How many yards are there in 18 ft?
a.
54 yd
b.
1.5 yd
c.
7 yd
d.
6 yd


Solution:

3 ft = 1 yd
[Convert feet to yards.]

1 ft = ( 1 / 3) yd
[Divide each side by 3.]

18 ft = (18 × 1) ft = 18 × ( 1 / 3) yd
[Substitute 1 ft = ( 1 / 3) yd.]

= 6 yd
[Simplify.]


Correct answer : (4)

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