Express customary capacity measurements in terms of a smaller unit, recording measurement equivalents in a twocolumn table. Solve onestep word problems that require customary capacity unit conversion.
Containers — 1 gallon, 1 quart, 1 pint, 1 cup (optional: 1 per teacher/student)
Water
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Use a gallon, quart, pint, and cup container and water to answer the following question.
a. What do you notice about the relationship between the capacity of a gallon and the capacity of a quart?
b. What do you notice about the relationship between the capacity of a quart and the capacity of a pint?
c. What do you notice about the relationship between the capacity of a pint and the capacity of a cup?
d. What do you notice about the relationship between the capacity of a cup and the capacity of a fluid ounce?
Fill in the following conversion tables.
Joseph is told to dissolve a medicine he has to take in 1 pint 4 ounces of water. He has a measuring cup marked in ounces. How many ounces of water should he pour?
Dominica’s mom signs up to bring a gallon of fruit punch to the family potluck. She plans to use the following recipe:
Fruit Punch This fruit punch is super sweet and yummy, and everyone at your party will love it! Ingredients:

Will this recipe yield a gallon of fruit punch? If not, how much more fruit punch would she need to make? If so, how much more than a gallon will she have?
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Complete the table.
Quarts  Cups 
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Grade 4 Mathematics > Module 7 > Topic A > Lesson 2 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 BYNCSA 3.0 US license. Accessed Dec. 2, 2016, 5:15 p.m..
Modified by The Match Foundation, Inc.Bonnie’s doctor recommended she should drink 2 cups of milk per day. If she buys 1 gallon of milk, will it be enough milk to last 1 week? Explain how you know.
Grade 4 Mathematics > Module 7 > Topic A > Lesson 2 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 BYNCSA 3.0 US license. Accessed Dec. 2, 2016, 5:15 p.m..
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