Unit Conversion Word Problems

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91.

How many one-cup servings are there in 32 fl oz. of apple juice?

a. | 4 | ||

b. | 5 | ||

c. | 6 | ||

d. | 7 |

[Since 8 fl oz = 1 c, divide 32 by 8.]

There are 4 one-cup servings in 32 fl oz. of apple juice.

Correct answer : (1)

92.

Gary bought 3 lb of oranges from the market. How many ounces of oranges did he buy?

a. | 50 | ||

b. | 48 | ||

c. | 53 | ||

d. | 51 |

[Since 16 ounces(oz) = 1 pound(lb), multiply 3 by 16.]

Gary bought 48 ounces of oranges from the market.

Correct answer : (2)

93.

The height of a lighthouse is 198 ft. Identify the height of the lighthouse in yd.

a. | 72 yd | ||

b. | 71 yd | ||

c. | 68 yd | ||

d. | 66 yd |

[Since 1 yd = 3 ft, divide 198 by 3.]

The height of the lighthouse is 66 yd.

Correct answer : (4)

94.

The height of the Eiffel tower is about 963 ft. What is the height of the Eiffel tower in yd?

a. | 341 yd | ||

b. | 351 yd | ||

c. | 331 yd | ||

d. | 321 yd |

[Since 1 yd = 3 ft, divide 963 by 3.]

The height of the Eiffel tower is about 321 yd.

Correct answer : (4)

95.

Brian drew a 2 in. long line in his math workbook. Express the length in feet.

a. | $\frac{2}{7}$ | ||

b. | $\frac{1}{6}$ | ||

c. | $\frac{1}{7}$ | ||

d. | $\frac{1}{8}$ |

[Write ft in terms of in.]

2 in. =

[Convert in. to ft; Divide 2 by 12.]

=

[Divide numerator and denominator by their GCF, 2 .]

The length in ft is

Correct answer : (2)

96.

The length of the river Koyukuk, from Brook to Yukon, is 470 mi. Find the length of the river in kilometers.

a. | 766.7 | ||

b. | 756.7 | ||

c. | 786.7 | ||

d. | 776.7 |

[Since 1 mi = 1.61 km, multiply 470 by 1.61.]

So, the length of the river Koyukuk, from Brook to Yukon is 756.7 kilometers.

Correct answer : (2)

97.

Paul saw a grasshopper and estimated its length as 3 in. What is its length in ft?

a. | $\frac{1}{4}$ | ||

b. | $\frac{1}{6}$ | ||

c. | $\frac{2}{4}$ | ||

d. | $\frac{1}{5}$ |

[Write ft in terms of in.]

3 in. =

[Convert in. to ft; Divide 3 by 12.]

=

[Divide numerator and denominator by their GCF, 3.]

The estimated length of the grasshopper in ft is

Correct answer : (1)

98.

William decided to have 4 yards long flowerbed in his garden. Identify the length of the flowerbed in feet.

a. | 15 | ||

b. | 10 | ||

c. | 13 | ||

d. | 12 |

[Write yard in terms of feet.]

4 yards = 4 × 3 = 12 feet

[Convert yards to feet; Multiply 4 by 3.]

The length of the flowerbed is 12 feet.

Correct answer : (4)

99.

Henry's math book weighs 5 oz. and his history book weighs $\frac{1}{2}$ lb. Identify the total weight of the two books in ounces.

a. | 14 | ||

b. | 16 | ||

c. | 15 | ||

d. | 13 |

[Since 16 oz = 1 pound, multiply 16 by

[Add the two weights.]

The total weight of his books is 13 oz.

Correct answer : (4)

100.

Andy bought a Christmas tree that was 4 feet tall. Express the length of the tree in yards.

a. | 2 | ||

b. | $1\frac{1}{3}$ | ||

c. | $1\frac{2}{3}$ | ||

d. | $2\frac{1}{3}$ |

[Write yard in terms of feet.]

4 feet =

[Convert feet to yards; Divide 4 by 3.]

=

[Convert the improper fraction into mixed number.]

The length of the Christmas tree is

Correct answer : (2)