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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

 The Viper, a roller coaster at Six Flags in New York, requires riders to be 46 inches tall.  If Courtney is 4 feet tall, can she ride the Viper? Yes Answer 12 inches = 1 feet 4 x 12 inches = 48 inches 48 inches is greater than 46 inches. So, Courtney can ride the Viper. Explanation

 Nicole bought 2 feet of rope.  She cut off 5 inches of the rope.  How many inches of rope does Nicole have left? 19 inches Answer 12 inches = 1 foot 12 inches x 2 = 24 inches 24 inches - 5 inches = 19 inches Explanation

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