Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 7 - Measurement - 7.1 Problem Solving with U.S. Measurement Units - 7.1 Exercises: 1

Answer

a.) Inch, foot, yard, mile b.) Fluid ounce, cup, pint quart, gallon
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Work Step by Step

a.)From smallest to largest Inch, foot, yard, mile Reason behind the above order is 12 inch= 1 foot, 3 feet= 1 yard, 5280 feet= 1 mile. We can easily check from left to right measurement are smaller to largest. (b) pint, fluid ounce, gallon, quart, cup From smallest to largest Fluid ounce, cup, pint quart, gallon Reason behind the above order is 8 fluid ounces (fl oz) = 1 cup (c), 2 cups (c) = 1 pint (pt), pints (pt) = 1 quart (qt), 4 quarts (qt) = 1 gallon (gal) .We can easily check from left to right measurement are smaller to largest.
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