Practice Page Measurement

Answer the following questions dealing with measurement conversions.

 The height of the apple tree is 3 yards. How many feet are in 3 yards? 9 feet Answer 1 yard = 3 feet 3 x 3 = 9 There are 9 feet in 3 yards. Explanation

 Stephen planted a cactus plant 3 years ago. The plant grew about 4 inches every year. About how tall in feet is the cactus plant now? about 1 ft Answer 1 foot = 12 inches 3 x 4 inches = 12 inches There are 12 inches in 1 foot. Explanation

 Phil can ride his motorcycle on one wheel for 12 feet. Is that more or less than 3 yards? more than Answer 1 yd = 3 feet 12 feet = 4 yd 4 yards is more than 3 yards. Explanation

 Courtney caught four fish that weighed 24 oz, 20 oz, 18 oz, and 33 oz. Which one weighed over 2 lb? 33 oz Answer 1 lb = 16 oz 2 lb x 16 oz = 32 oz 33 oz is greater than 2 lb. Explanation

 Nicole makes 2 quarts of tea for dinner. How many cups did she make? 8 cups Answer 4 cups = 1 quart 2 x 4 cups = 8 cups There are 8 cups in 2 quarts. Explanation

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