Module 7
Exploring Measurement with Multiplication
Overview

Throughout this module students will:
• create conversion tables for length, weight, and capacity units
• create conversion tables for units of time
• solve multiplicative comparison word problems using conversion tables
• create and determine the area of composite figures

Vocabulary

 Terminology Definition Illustration Customary system of measurement Measurement system commonly used in the United States for measuring length, capacity, and weight that includes such units as yards, gallons, and pounds Cup (c) Customary unit of measure for liquid volume; 1 cup = 8 fluid ounces Gallon (gal) Customary unit of measure for liquid volume; 1 gallon = 4 quarts Metric system of measurement Base ten system of measurement used internationally that includes such units as meters, kilograms, and liters Ounce (oz) Customary unit of measure for weight equal to one sixteenth of a pound; 16 ounces = 1 pound Pint (pt) Customary unit of measure for liquid volume; 1 pint = 2 cups Pound (lb) Customary unit of measure for weight; 1 pound = 16 ounces Quart (qt) Custormary unit of measure for liquid volume; 1 quart = 2 pints or 1 quart = 4 cups