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					                  LINEAR MEASURMENT
Linear Measurement

       Imperial               Metric
1 inch (in)           2.54 centimetre (cm)
1 foot (ft)           0.3048 metre (m)
1 yard (yd)           0.9114 metre (m)
1 mile                1.6093 kilometre (km)

Examples:

   o Mr. Hayward is 6 feet 2 inches tall or 1 meter and 87 centimetres tall.
   o To travel from Virden to Brandon is approximately 50 miles or 80 kilometres.
   o The length of an average pencil of a new pencil is 7 ½ inches or 19 centimetres.


Linear Measurement
       Metric                Imperial
1 millimetre (mm)     0.03937 inches (in)
1 centimetre (cm)     0.3937 inches (in)
1 metre (m)           1.0936 yards (yd)
1 kilometre (km)      0.6214 miles


Examples:

   o Mr. Hayward is 1 meter and 87 centimetres tall or 6 feet 2 inches tall.
   o To travel from Virden to Brandon is approximately 80 kilometres or 50 miles.
   o The length of an average pencil of a new pencil is 19 centimetres or 7 ½ inches.
Volume
Volume

       Imperial                  Metric
1 fluid ounce (fl oz)   28.413 millilitres (mm)
1 pint (pt)             0.5683 litres (l)
1 gallon (gal)          4.5461 litres (l)



Linear Measurement

       Metric                   Imperial
1 millimetre (mm)       0.035 fluid ounce (fl
                        oz)
1 litre (l)             1.76 pt
1 litre (l)             0.22 gallons (gal)

				
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