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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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