# Metric and Customary Measurement Conversions

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Metric and Customary Measurement Conversions

This product reminds the student how to properly use a metric and customary measurement conversions and how to convert between metric system and English system units.

Included:

• 6 Printable pdf color and black & white

• Measurement abbreviations table

• Conversion between standard & metric systems table

This product will enhance your understanding of metric and customary measurement conversions. By mastering these conversions, you will be able to navigate measurement systems with ease and accuracy.

The metric system is widely used worldwide and is based on units of ten, making it easy to convert between different units. On the other hand, the customary system is primarily used in the United States and relies on different units for length, weight, volume, temperature, and time.

With this resource, you will gain a solid foundation in metric and customary measurement conversions. These skills are essential not only in academic settings but also in everyday life.

It's important to note that while the metric system follows a consistent base-10 system, the English system does not. This difference can make conversions between units in the English system more complex compared to the metric system.

In scientific and international contexts, the metric system is the preferred system of measurement due to its simplicity and consistency. However, the English system is still widely used in the United States for everyday measurements in certain industries, such as construction, as well as for personal references.

Understanding both systems and their respective units of measurement is valuable as it allows individuals to navigate and communicate measurements effectively in various contexts.

Here's a breakdown of the commonly used units in each system:

Metric System Units:

1. Length:

• Basic Unit: Meter (m)

• Smaller Units: Centimeter (cm), Millimeter (mm)

• Larger Units: Kilometer (km)

2. Mass:

• Basic Unit: Gram (g)

• Smaller Unit: Milligram (mg)

• Larger Units: Kilogram (kg), Metric Ton (t)

3. Volume:

• Basic Unit: Liter (L)

• Smaller Units: Milliliter (mL)

• Larger Units: Kiloliter (kL)

English System/Customary System Units:

1. Length:

• Smallest Unit: Inch (in)

• Feet (ft)

• Yards (yd)

• Miles (mi)

2. Weight/Mass:

• Smallest Unit: Ounce (oz)

• Pounds (lb)

• Tons (US ton)

3. Volume:

• Smallest Unit: Fluid Ounce (fl oz)

• Cups (c)

• Pints (pt)

• Quarts (qt)

• Gallons (gal)

## What's Included

Included:

6 Printable pdf color and black & white

Measurement abbreviations table

Conversion between standard & metric systems table

## Resource Tags

Metric Measurement Conversions Metric and Customary Measurement Measurement Conversions metric and customary units

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