Prealgebra for Two-Year Colleges/Workbook AIE/Length, area, and volume
Length, Weight, and Volume
Materials Needed: Textbook
Real-world problems almost always contain units. Some of the most common units in the U.S. are English units of length, weight, and volume.
- Explain the difference between length, weight, and volume, and identify appropriate English units for each.
- Know the conversion factors for common English units of length, weight, and volume.
- Give examples of situations in which a given operation (+, –, , ) is appropriate.
You should have the following facts memorized.