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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. $\frac{1}{2}$ in. b. 1 in. c. 1$\frac{1}{2}$ in. d. 2$\frac{1}{2}$ in.

#### Answer: (c)

Correct answer : (3)

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