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English Measures

standard measure

common measure

What do we measure?

English Measures

English Measures

capacity – volume weight – mass length - distance

English Measures

capacity – volume

What are the units of capacity or volume?

cups

English Measures

pints

quarts

gallons

cups

But first…

English Measures

pints

quarts

gallons

Gently down the stream

Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily

Life is but a dream.

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Gently down the stream

Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily

Life is but a dream.

8 ounces in a cup

2 cups in a pint

2 pints in a quart

4 quarts in a gallon

8 oz. = 1 cup

2 c. = 1 pint

2 pt. = 1 quart

4 qt. = 1 gallon

Ounces (fluid oz.)

8 oz. = 1 cup

(oz.)= 1 pint

oz. = 1 quart

(oz.) = 1 gallon

Ounces (fluid oz.)

8 oz. = 1 cup

16 (oz.)= 1 pint

oz. = 1 quart

(oz.) = 1 gallon

Ounces (fluid oz.)

8 oz. = 1 cup

16 (oz.)= 1 pint

“All the world round

a pint is a pound.”

Ounces (fluid oz.)

8 oz. = 1 cup

16 (oz.)= 1 pint

oz. = 1 quart

(oz.) = 1 gallon

Ounces (fluid oz.)

8 oz. = 1 cup

16 (oz.)= 1 pint

32 oz. = 1 quart

(oz.) = 1 gallon

Ounces (fluid oz.)

8 oz. = 1 cup

16 (oz.)= 1 pint

32 oz. = 1 quart

128 (oz.) = 1 gallon

Cups (c.)

8 oz. = 1 cup

c. = 1 pint

c. = 1 quart

c. = 1 gallon

Cups (c.)

8 oz. = 1 cup

2 c. = 1 pint

c. = 1 quart

c. = 1 gallon

Cups (c.)

8 oz. = 1 cup

2 c. = 1 pint

4 c. = 1 quart

c. = 1 gallon

Cups (c.)

8 oz. = 1 cup

2 c. = 1 pint

4 c. = 1 quart

16 c. = 1 gallon

8 oz. = 1 cup

2 c. = 1 pint

2 pt. = 1 quart

4 qt. = 1 gallon

___ oz. = 1 cup

___ c. = 1 pint

___ pt. = 1 quart

___ qt. = 1 gallon

12 inches in a foot

3 feet in a yard

5thousand2hundred80

feet in a mile

12 inches = 1 foot

3 feet = 1 yard

5280

feet = 1 mile

12 in. = 1 ft.

3 ft. = 1 yd.

5280

ft. = 1 mile

12” = 1’

3’ = 1 yd.

5280’

= 1 mile

12 in. = 1 ft.

3 ft. = 1 yd.

5280

ft. = 1 mile

Challenge -

12” = 1’

3’ = 1 yard

____ yards = 1 mile

(hint: 5280’ = 1 mile)

12” = 1’

3’ = 1 yard

1760

yd. = 1 mile

16 ounces in a pound

2000 pounds in a ton

Sitting down under an elephant won’t be any fun!

16 ounces in a pound

2000 pounds in a ton

Collin’s grandfather shot a bison – It weighed exactly a ton!

16 ounces in a pound

2000 pounds in a ton

16 oz. = 1 lb.

2000 lbs. = T.

The Roman libra

(Latin for "scales / balance")

is an ancient Roman unit of mass.

It was divided into 12 uncia,

or ounces.

The libra is the origin of the abbreviation for pound, lb.

16 ounces in a pound

2000 pounds in a ton

16 oz. = 1 lb.

2000 lbs. = T.

REVIEW:

volume / capacity

length

weight

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12 in. = 1 ft.

3 ft. = 1 yd.

5280

ft. = 1 mile

(length – distance)

8 oz. = 1 cup

2 c. = 1 pint

2 pt. = 1 quart

4 qt. = 1 gallon

(capacity – volume)

16 ounces in a pound

2000 pounds in a ton

16 oz. = 1 lb.

2000 lbs. = T.

(weight – mass)

volume / capacity

length

weight

English Measures