Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 7 - Measurement - 7.1 Problem Solving with U.S. Measurement Units - 7.1 Exercises: 2

Answer

a.) Ounce, pound, ton b.) Second, minute, hour, day, week

Work Step by Step

a.) ton, ounce, pound From smallest to largest Ounce, pound, ton Reason behind the above order is 16 ounces (oz) = 1 pound (lb), 2000 pounds (lb) = 1 ton. We can easily check from left to right measurement are smaller to largest. (b) day, hour, week, second, minute From smallest to largest Second, minute, hour, day, week Reason behind the above order is 60 seconds (sec) = 1 minute (min), 60 minutes (min) = 1 hour (hr), 24 hours (hr) = 1 day, 7 days = 1 week (wk). We can easily check from left to right measurement are smaller to largest.
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