Unit Conversion Word Problems

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7 pints are equal to ___ ounces.

a. | 14 | ||

b. | 112 | ||

c. | 20 | ||

d. | 56 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

= 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

1 square yard = ____ square feet

a. | 9 | ||

b. | 10 | ||

c. | 19 | ||

d. | 90 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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. |

Correct answer : (3)