Converting between inches and feet

• Grade: Grade 5
Activity type: Interactive Activity

Converting between inches and feet

Course
Mathematics
Grade
Grade 5
Section
Conversions (time, length, mass and volume)
Outcome
Converting between inches and feet
Activity Type
Interactive Activity
Activity ID
28463

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United States – Common Core State Standards

• 4.MD – Measurement & Data
• Mathematics

• 4.MD.1 – Know relative sizes of measurement units within one system of units including km, m, cm; kg, g; lb, oz.; l, ml; hr, min, sec. Within a single system of measurement, express measurements in a larger unit in terms of a smaller unit. Record measurement equivalents in a two-column table. For example, know that 1 ft is 12 times as long as 1 in. Express the length of a 4 ft snake as 48 in. Generate a conversion table for feet and inches listing the number pairs (1, 12), (2, 24), (3, 36), ...

• 5.MD – Measurement & Data
• Mathematics

• 5.MD.1 – Convert among different-sized standard measurement units within a given measurement system (e.g., convert 5 cm to 0.05 m), and use these conversions in solving multi-step, real world problems.

Australia – Australian Curriculum

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New Zealand – National Standards

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United Kingdom – National Curriculum

• Year 5 programme of study
• KS2.Y5.M – Measurement

• Pupils should be taught to:

• KS2.Y5.M.2 – Understand and use approximate equivalences between metric units and common imperial units such as inches, pounds and pints