Express fractional measurements in terms of a smaller unit.
Yardstick — (Optional: 1 per teacher/student)
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$${3{1\over2}}$$ m = ________ cm
$${2{3\over10}}$$ L = ________ mL
$${7{6\over100}}$$ kg = ________ mg, etc.
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1. Look at your yardstick and 12-inch ruler again.
a. Ms. Cole says that 1 foot is equivalent to $$\frac{1}{3}$$ yard. Do you agree or disagree? Explain.
b. Using similar reasoning, determine what fraction of a foot an inch is.
2. Use your reasoning from #1 to solve the following conversions.
a. $$\frac{2}{3}$$ yard = ______ feet
b. $$2\frac{1}{3}$$ yards = ______ feet
c. $$\frac{5}{12}$$ foot = ______ inches
d. $$3\frac{1}{4}$$ feet = ______ inches
e. $$4\frac{1}{2}$$ yards = ______ inches
a. Show or explain how you know $${{1\over16}}$$ pound = $$1$$ ounce.
b. Show or explain how you know $${1\over4}$$ pound = $$4$$ ounces.
c. Show or explain how you know $$4{3\over8}$$ pounds = $${67}$$ ounces.
Solve.
a. $${{1\over4}}$$ gallon = ________ quart
b. $${{3\over2}}$$ quarts = ________ pints
c. $${4{1\over2}}$$ pints = ________ cups
d. $${7{3\over4}}$$ cups = ________ fluid ounces
Solve.
a. $${{1\over24}}$$ day = ________ hour
b. $${{13\over60}}$$ hour = ________ minutes
c. $${2{1\over4}}$$ minutes = ________ seconds
d. $${3{1\over2}}$$ days = ________ minutes
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Show or explain how you know $${4{3\over4}}$$ gallons = $${19}$$ quarts.
Grade 4 Mathematics > Module 7 > Topic C > Lesson 13 of the New York State Common Core Mathematics Curriculum from EngageNY and Great Minds. © 2015 Great Minds. Licensed by EngageNY of the New York State Education Department under the CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US license. Accessed Dec. 2, 2016, 5:15 p.m..
Modified by The Match Foundation, Inc.Solve.
a. $${1{1\over4}}$$ pounds = _____ ounces |
b. $${2{3\over4}}$$ hr. = _____ min. |
c. $${5{1\over2}}$$ feet = _____ inches |
d. $${1{1\over3}}$$ yd. = _____ ft. |
Grade 4 Mathematics > Module 7 > Topic C > Lesson 13 of the New York State Common Core Mathematics Curriculum from EngageNY and Great Minds. © 2015 Great Minds. Licensed by EngageNY of the New York State Education Department under the CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US license. Accessed Dec. 2, 2016, 5:15 p.m..
Modified by The Match Foundation, Inc.?