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Convert the Fahrenheit temperature to degrees Celsius: $41\text{\xb0}$ Fahrenheit.
$5\text{\xb0}\text{C}$
While visiting Paris, Woody saw the temperature was $20\text{\xb0}$ Celsius. Convert the temperature into degrees Fahrenheit.
We will substitute
$20\text{\xb0}\text{C}$ into the formula to find F.
Multiply. | |
Add. | |
So we found that 20°C is equivalent to 68°F. |
Convert the Celsius temperature to degrees Fahrenheit: the temperature in Helsinki, Finland, was $15\text{\xb0}$ Celsius.
$59\text{\xb0}\text{F}$
Convert the Celsius temperature to degrees Fahrenheit: the temperature in Sydney, Australia, was $10\text{\xb0}$ Celsius.
$50\text{\xb0}\text{F}$
Make Unit Conversions in the U.S. System
In the following exercises, convert the units.
A park bench is 6 feet long. Convert the length to inches.
72 inches
A floor tile is 2 feet wide. Convert the width to inches.
A ribbon is 18 inches long. Convert the length to feet.
1.5 feet
Carson is 45 inches tall. Convert his height to feet.
A football field is 160 feet wide. Convert the width to yards.
$53\frac{1}{3}$ yards
On a baseball diamond, the distance from home plate to first base is 30 yards. Convert the distance to feet.
Ulises lives 1.5 miles from school. Convert the distance to feet.
7,920 feet
Denver, Colorado, is 5,183 feet above sea level. Convert the height to miles.
A killer whale weighs 4.6 tons. Convert the weight to pounds.
9,200 pounds
Blue whales can weigh as much as 150 tons. Convert the weight to pounds.
An empty bus weighs 35,000 pounds. Convert the weight to tons.
$17\frac{1}{2}$ tons
At take-off, an airplane weighs 220,000 pounds. Convert the weight to tons.
Rocco waited $1\frac{1}{2}$ hours for his appointment. Convert the time to seconds.
5,400 s
Misty’s surgery lasted $2\frac{1}{4}$ hours. Convert the time to seconds.
How many tablespoons are in a gallon?
JJ’s cat, Posy, weighs 14 pounds. Convert her weight to ounces.
$224$ ounces
April’s dog, Beans, weighs 8 pounds. Convert his weight to ounces.
Crista will serve 20 cups of juice at her son’s party. Convert the volume to gallons.
$1\frac{1}{4}$ gallons
Lance needs 50 cups of water for the runners in a race. Convert the volume to gallons.
Jon is 6 feet 4 inches tall. Convert his height to inches.
26 in.
Faye is 4 feet 10 inches tall. Convert her height to inches.
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