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Unit Conversion Word Problems - Page 7

Unit Conversion Word Problems
  • Page 7
 61.  
7 pints are equal to ___ ounces.
a.
14
b.
112
c.
20
d.
56


Solution:

1 pint = 16 ounces

7 pints = 7 × 16 ounces

= 112 ounces

So, 7 pints are equal to 112 ounces.


Correct answer : (2)
 62.  
How many seconds are there in 3 hours?
a.
3600
b.
10,800
c.
60
d.
360


Solution:

1 hour = 3600 seconds

3 hours = 3 × 3600 seconds

= 10800 seconds

So, 10,800 seconds are there in 3 hours.


Correct answer : (2)
 63.  
8 yards are equal to ___ feet.
a.
24
b.
6
c.
48
d.
60


Solution:

1 yard = 3 feet

8 yards = 8 × 3 feet

= 24 feet

So, 8 yards are equal to 24 feet.


Correct answer : (1)
 64.  
11 stones = ____ pounds.
a.
121
b.
196
c.
14
d.
154


Solution:

1 stone = 14 pounds

11 stones = 11 × 14 pounds

= 154 pounds

So, 11 stones = 154 pounds.


Correct answer : (4)
 65.  
Rosa travels a distance of 1 kilometer to meet her friend Adam. Identify the equivalent distance in miles.
a.
1 kilometer = 1.6 miles
b.
1 kilometer = 0.625 miles
c.
1 kilometer = 5 miles
d.
1 kilometer = 8 miles


Solution:

Distance travelled by Rosa = 1 kilometer = 5 / 8 mile

= 0.625 mile

So, Rosa travelled a distance of 0.625 miles.


Correct answer : (2)
 66.  
Fill in the blank with the appropriate number.

1 square yard = ____ square feet
a.
9
b.
10
c.
19
d.
90


Solution:

1 yard = 3 feet

So, 1 square yard = 9 square feet.


Correct answer : (1)
 67.  
Clara bought a wire of 1 inch long. Which of the following is true?
a.
1 inch = 2.54 centimeters
b.
1 inch = 20 centimeters
c.
1 inch = 25 centimeters
d.
1 inch = 254 centimeters


Solution:

1 inch = 2.54 centimeters

Length of the wire = 1 inch = 2.54 centimeters

So, Clara bought a wire of 2.54 centimeters long.


Correct answer : (1)
 68.  
Sam bought apples that weighs 2.2 pounds. Which of the following is equivalent to 2.2 pounds?
a.
2 kilograms
b.
1 kilogram
c.
5 kilograms
d.
0.5 kilograms


Solution:

Weight of the apples = 2.2 pounds = 1 kg

So, Sam bought apples that weighs 1 kg.


Correct answer : (2)
 69.  
Emily buys 1 liter of milk everyday. Which is equivalent to 1 liter?
a.
1 quart
b.
1.06 quarts
c.
100 quarts
d.
10 quarts


Solution:

Amount of milk bought = 1 liter = 1.06 quarts

So, Emily bought 1.06 quarts of milk.


Correct answer : (2)
 70.  
Use the figure to find the length of the base of the regular pentagon to the nearest half inch.


a.
1 2 in.
b.
1 in.
c.
11 2 in.
d.
21 2 in.


Answer: (c)


Correct answer : (3)

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