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1 m (meter) = 100 cm

1 dm = 10 centimeters

Centimeters

1 km (kilometer) = 1,000 m =
100,000 cm
1 metric unit of length about the
width of your pinky.

1 kg (Kilogram) = 1000 g
(grams)

Grams

Gram is a metric unit of


mass/weight.

lb is the abbreviation for pound

Pounds

1 lb = 16 oz
2,000 lb = 1 Ton
A customary unit of weight.
I can buy a pound of apples!
A man weights about 180 lbs.

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oz is the abbreviation for ounce.


There are ounces in weight and in
capacity/volume.

Ounce

1 fl oz = liquid ounce = 2 tbsp


16 oz = weighted ounce = 1 lb
8 oz = 1 cup

16 oz = 1 pint

How many ounces are in a quart?


Ounce is a customary unit of capacity
and weight.

Liter is a metric unit of capacity.

Liter

mL (Milliliter) is a metric unit of


capacity.
1,000 mL = 1 liter

Foot and Inch

1
1
1
1

ft = 12 in. (inches)
yd = 36 in. or 3 ft
mi (mile) = 5,280 ft
mi = 1,760 yd

A foot or inch is a
customary unit of length.

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A shape with parallel sides.


The length of opposite
sides is the same. The
width of opposite sides is
the same.

Rectangle

Why is a square always a


rectangle, but a rectangle
is not always a square?

Equivalent
Having the same value

The surface inside a figure or

shape; especially : the number of


unit squares equal to the amount
of space the surface covers

The area of a rectangle can be
found by multiplying the length
and the width. Area = l x w

Area

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Perimeter

The boundary of a shape or area. The


rim around a shape or area.

The perimeter of a rectangle can be
found by adding the two lengths and
two widths of the shape. Perimeter = l
+ l + w + w OR 2l + 2w

Mass

The amount of matter an object


contains.

Distance

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The length from one point to


another.

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Interval

A number that is the difference


between 2 consecutive numbers
on the scale of a graph.

Volume

The number of cubic units needed to


fill a solid figure or the amount of
cubic units a liquid fills in a container.

60 seconds = 1 minute
60 minutes = 1 hour
24 hours = 1 day

Time

About 30 days = 1 month


365 days = 1 year
12 months = 1 year
10 years = 1 decade
100 years = 1 century
1000 years = 1 millennia

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