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  1. Measuring Information

  2. Measuring Systems Standard Imperial: Different measurements (SI or English) came from different place (No rhyme or reason). Metric: Sciences though of a system using base 10.

  3. Three main types of Measuring: • The volume of any solid, liquid, gas, plasma, or vacuum is how much three-dimensional space it occupies, often quantified numerically.

  4. Three main types of Measuring: • Weight: The gravitational pull on an object. • The weight of an object in static equilibrium equals the magnitude of the gravitational force acting on the object, less the effect of its buoyancy in any fluid in which it might be immersed

  5. Three main types of Measuring: • Distance: The measuring from one point to another.

  6. SI - Weight • Ton:……………….………………..1 Ton • United States and Canada however a ton is defined to be 2000 pounds.

  7. SI - Weight • Pound (lb):……………..2,000 lb in a Ton • The pound, a unit of currency, originated in England as the value of a pound mass of silver

  8. SI - Weight • Ounce (oz):………..….36,000 oz in a Ton • The ounce (abbreviated: oz, the old Italian word onza, now spelled oncia; apothecary symbol: ℥) is a unit of weight.

  9. SI - Weight • Dram (dr):……..…………512,000 dr. in a Ton • The dram (archaic spelling drachm; apothecary symbol ℨ) was historically both a coin and a weight.

  10. SI - Volume • Gallon (gal):…………...……….1 Gallon

  11. SI - Volume • Quart (qt):……….......….4 qt. in a Gallon

  12. SI - Volume • Pint (pt):………...…...….8 pt. in a Gallon

  13. SI - Volume • Cups:…………...….. 16 cups in a Gallon • The cup is a unit of measurement for volume, used in cooking to measure liquids, although different countries use different sizes.

  14. Gallon Man

  15. SI - Volume • Tablespoon (Tb):…. 256 Tb. in a Gallon A tablespoonful, an amount approximately equal to the capacity of one tablespoon, is commonly used as a measure of volume in cooking.

  16. SI - Volume • Teaspoon (tsp):…….768 tsp. in a Gallon • A teaspoon, an item of cutlery (in American English, also called flatware

  17. SI - Distance • Mile:………….................................….. 1 Mile • A mile is a unit of length in a number of different systems.

  18. SI - Distance • Yard (yd):……………..…1,760 yd. in a Mile • The yard derives its name from the word for a straight branch or rod

  19. SI - Distance • Foot (ft):…….........................5280 ft. in a Mile A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes.

  20. SI - Distance • Inch (in):……………….…63,360 in. in a Mile • The inch is usually the universal unit of measurement in the United States.