Math is fun and math is useful, Sometimes it's fun AND useful! Learning how to convert units of measure is one of those skills that once mastered, you'll enjoy teaching your friends. We'll deal with inches, feet, yards, miles, ounces, pounds, cups, pints, quarts, gallons, and more! Common Core Standard: 6.RP.A.3d
The challenge in a word problem sometimes is knowing which numbers to choose when creating a simple equation. In this unit conversion word problem we'll answer the common question: "How much will a road trip cost me in gas?"
Remember that it's always easier to convert everything to like units before tackling a unit conversion word problem. That way your comparing apples to apples. Go for it...we'll explain as we work through it!