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Chapter 15

Weights and Measures

The two measurement systems used most frequently throughout the world are the English and metric systems. Both systems provide units for measuring length, volume, weight, time, and temperature. The English system is used most frequently in the United States; the metric system is used throughout the rest of the world.

The Problems You’ll Work On

In this chapter, use the formulas at the beginning of each section to answer the questions that follow. Most of these questions are practical problems that test your ability to convert from one type of unit to another.

Changing units within the English system

Making decimal conversions within the metric system

Converting temperature between English and metric units

Estimating conversions between English and metric units

What to Watch Out For

Here is some additional information about the English and metric systems of measurement:

English units of length are inches, feet, yards, and miles; metric units are based ...

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