Customary System1 foot = 12 inches1 yard = 3 feet1 mile = 5,280 feet big > small = multiplyRule to Remember -If you are changing from a large unit to a smaller one (Example: feet to inch) you should multiply.If you are changing from a small unit to a larger one (Example: inch to feet) you should divide.big > small = multiplyExamples:yards > feetmiles > yardstons > poundsgallons > quartssmall > big = divide Examples:feet > yardsyards > milespounds > tonsquarts > gallons

If you are changing from a large unit to a smaller one (Example: feet to inch) you should multiply. If you are changing from a small unit to a larger one (Example: inch to feet) you should divide.

Which unit would you use to measure a football field?

inch

foot

yard

mile

Which unit would you use to measure the length of your bedroom?

inch

foot

yard

mile

Which unit would you use to measure the length of a river?

inch

foot

yard

mile

Your desk is about 3 _____ wide.

inches

feet

yards

miles

A flagpole is about 20 _____ tall.

inches

feet

yards

miles

A football field is 100 _____ long.

inches

feet

yards

miles

A pencil is about 7 _____ long.

inches

feet

yards

miles

Your index finger is about 3 _____ long.

inches

feet

yards

miles

The Mississippi River is about 2000 _____ long.

inches

feet

yards

miles

1 foot = _____ inches

1

2

3

4

5

12

24

36

3 feet = _____ inches

1

2

3

4

5

12

24

36

3 yards = _____ feet

1

2

3

4

9

12

24

36

3 yards = _____ inches

48

72

108

144

5280

10,560

2 yards = _____ inches

48

72

108

144

5280

10,560

9 feet = _____ yards

1

2

3

4

5

12

24

36

1 foot = _____ inches

12

3

24

5

2 miles = _____ feet

48

72

108

144

5280

10,560

36 inches = _____ yards

1

2

3

4

5

12

24

36

9 feet =_____ yards

1

2

3

4

5

12

24

36

36 inches =_____ feet

1

2

3

4

5

12

24

36

Sally and Joe drive 36 miles on Sunday, 15 miles on Monday, and 29 miles on Tuesday. How many miles do they travel altogether?

Sally and Joe travel _____ miles.

During the first play of the football game, the Steers were on the 29 yard line and made a gain 15 yards. In the second play they lost 4 yards. What yard line were they on after the second play?

The Steers were on the ______ yard line.

Sally was making a popcorn string to decorate a tree for the birds in her yard. If she made 6 feet of string everyday for 8 days how many feet of string would she have to decorate the tree?

Sally had ____ feet of string.

Bill had 63 inches of licorice. He gave 7 inches to each of his friends and kept 7 inches for himself. How many friends does Bill have?