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Title: English and Metric Conversions

1
English and Metric Conversions
• 8/26/13

2
Bellwork
• Reminders
• You need to write out the question and answer it
• If absent you need to make it up
• Write your name on the top of the page
• Include the date
• Keep them all on the same page

3
Bellwork
• What is the decimal notation for the following?
• (a) 8.336 x 106
• (b) 5.224 x 10-5
• (c) 8.44753 x 104
• (a) 8336000
• (b) 0.00005224
• (c) 84475.3

4
Announcements
• HW 83-106 due WED. 8/28/13
• HW 133-148 due THUR. 8/29/13
• HW 149-158 due FRI. 8/30/13
• TEST On WED. 9/4/13

5
Metric / English Conversions
• You will be given a set of conversion factors,
common ones are
• 1 in. (inch) 2.54 cm (centimeters)
• 1 ft (foot) 0.3048 m (meters)
• 1 mile 1.61 km (kilometers)
• 1 oz (ounce) 28.35 g (grams)
• 1 lb (pound) 454 g (grams)
• 1 qt (quart) 0.479 L (liters)

6
English / Metric Conversions
• For metric units you may have to convert with in
the metric system if there is no direct
conversion factor
• Examples
• m to miles and miles to m
• m ? km ? miles miles ? km ? m
• oz to kg
• oz ? g ? kg
• qt to ML
• qt ? L ? ML

7
Examples NOTE Example were done on the white
board
• 1) 0.6821 L to qt
• 2) 3.4 x 107 mm to miles
• 3) 8.30 mph to m/s

8
For the Rest of the Class
• You should be working on the survival guide
• Use you time wisely