Wait, I'm in Europe and my car only tells my distance traveled in kilometers! But I'm used to a units of distance devised by the Romans to measure the average length of 1000 paces of a soldier (the "mile")! How do I operate? This tutorial is about the fundamental skill of unit conversion. Sal's cousin Nadia being a bit confused with this was actually the reason why he started tutoring her (which led to the creation of the Khan Academy). Common Core Standard: 5.MD.A.1
Converting units: minutes to hours
Sal converts 549 minutes to hours.
Converting units: metric distance
Sal orders 1 decameter, 13 meters, 15,000 millimeters, and 1900 centimeters from least to greatest.
Converting units: centimeters to meters
Sal converts 37 centimeters to meters.
Convert units (metrics)
Convert between metric measures of distance, volume, and mass.
Converting units: US volume
Sal converts 3 1/2 gallons to cups.
Adding units of volume
Sal adds 16 fluid ounces + 3 pints + 4 quarts.
Same length in different units
Sal shows how we can describe the length 4.5 yards in a variety of different units.
Convert units (US customary)
Convert between US customary measures of distance, volume, and mass.