10 Answered Questions for the topic Units of Measure

#### can you use units of measurement as variables?

If you are looking for length which is the same as the width, however you are given a height and total volume, how would you calculate it? While doing this, could you use the unit of measurement...
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04/26/16

#### How much sand is in the pile?

A construction company wants to know how much sand is in a cone-shaped pile. The company measures that the (slanted) distance from the edge of the pile at the ground level to the very top of the...
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Units Of Measure Unit Conversion

02/08/16

#### Mpg to l/100km conversion, fuel economy problem?

We have two vehicles A:old truck that does 17 mpg (13.84l/100km) and B:old car that does 47 mpg (5.00l/100km) We are looking to replace one of these vehicles with a new one (of the same size) C:...
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09/30/15

#### Describe the steps you would use to solve this problem.

In a scale drawing of a dining room floor plan, 10 mm equals 2 meters. If the homeowners wanted to purchase flooring that costs $10.89 per square yard, how much would they spend on flooring for the...
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Units Of Measure

08/25/15

#### Determine units of a quantity in a formula

A city planner calculates the population density in planning development of a city. She finds that 50,959 people live in an area of 389 km squared. IN her calculation , she uses the formula for...
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Units Of Measure

05/08/15

#### the angle of parllex is found to be 1degree54miniuts if the diameter of the earth is about 1.276*10^7m estimate the distance of moon from earth.

question of physic. parllex meathod must be used.answer must be in meter.

Units Of Measure

02/04/15

#### Help! Math Is Hard!

Lauren and Liam are driving cars. Lauren drives at 25mph and Liam at 20mph. They start and end at the same place. Lauren arrives 1 hour earlier. How far did they go?

Units Of Measure

01/27/15

#### Is the unit of measurement that is smaller say Cups more precise than Pints no matter what the numbers associated with each are?

Would 12 cups be a more precise measurement than 8 pints?
And if yes, is it because cups are a smaller unit of measurement than pints? So the numbers associated (the 12 cups and the 8 pints)...
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Units Of Measure Elementary Math

12/23/14

#### Jonah’s house and his grandparents’ house are 8,046.72 meters apart. What is this distance in miles?

I think its 4, 5,7, or 8 miles.

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