Basic to the understanding of unit conversion is the understanding of equivalence, the understanding of the multiplicative identity of 1, and how the two are related. For a review of these concepts, click on Review.
You will also need to multiply and reduce fractions. If you have forgotten how to manipulate fractions, visit Fractions for Adults on SOSMath for an in-depth review.
Review the following table of Standard Units of Conversion to see if you can create fractions that have a value of 1. You can click to examples following each table.
Work the following problems. If you want to check your answer, click on Answer.
1. Convert 25,000 cubic feet to cubic yards. Answer
2. Convert 10 cubic decimeters to cubic yards. Answer
3. Convert 1400 cubic yards to cubic meters. Answer
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Author: Nancy Marcus
Fri Sep 26 12:50:31 MDT 1997