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  • METRIC SYSTEM
    LINEAR MEASURE  , VOLUME MEASURE  ,  MASS MEASURE  

  • U.S. AND IMPERIAL SYSTEMS
    TEMPORAL MEASURE  ,  DRY MEASURE  ,  LIQUID MEASURE  ,  PAPER MEASURE  ,  LINEAR MEASURE  ,  MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES  ,  CUBIC MEASURE  ,  AVOIRDUPOIS WEIGHT  ,  TROY WEIGHT  ,  CIRCULAR MEASURE  ,  APOTHECARIES' WEIGHT  ,  SURFACE MEASURE 

  • INFINITESSIMAL TO INFINITE
    VERY VERY SMALL UNITS  ,  VERY VERY LARGE UNITS

  • METRIC / U.S. & IMPERIAL CONVERSION
    LINEAR MEASURE CONVERSION  ,  VOLUME MEASURE CONVERSION - U.S.  ,  VOLUME MEASURE CONVERSION - IMPERIAL  , 
     MASS MEASURE CONVERSION


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POWER

PRESSURE

TIME

VELOCITY

TEMPERATURE

     

 


METRIC SYSTEM

LINEAR MEASURE

  • 1 meter = 1000 millimeters

  • 1 meter = 100 centimeters

  • 1 meter = 10 decimeters

  • 1 decameter = 10 meters

  • 1 hectometer = 100 meters

  • 1 kilometer = 1000 meters

VOLUME MEASURE

  • 1 liter = 1000 milliliters

  • 1 liter = 100 centiliters

  • 1 liter = 10 deciliters

  • 1 decaliter = 10 liters

  • 1 hectoliter = 100 liters

  • 1 kiloliter = 1000 liters

MASS MEASURE

  • 1 gram = 1000 milligrams

  • 1 gram = 100 centigrams

  • 1 gram = 10 decigrams

  • 1 decagram = 10 grams

  • 1 hectogram = 100 grams

  • 1 kilogram = 1000 grams

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U.S. AND IMPERIAL SYSTEMS

TEMPORAL MEASURE
  • 60 seconds = 1 minute

  • 60 minutes = 1 hour

  • 24 hours = 1 day

  • 7 days = 1 week

  • 30 days = 1 calendar month

  • 12 months = 1 year

  • 365 days = 1 common year

  • 366 days = 1 leap year

  • 100 years = 1 century

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DRY MEASURE

  • 2 pints = 1 quart

  • 8 quarts = 1 peck

  • 4 pecks = 1 bushel

  • 1 cord = 128 cubic feet

LIQUID MEASURE

  • 4 gills = 1 pint

  • 2 pints = 1 quart

  • 4 quarts = 1 gallon

  • 31.5 gallons = 1 barrel

  • 2 barrels = 1 hogshead

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PAPER MEASURE

  • 24 sheets = 1 quire

  • 20 quires = 1 ream

  • 10 reams = 1 bale

LINEAR MEASURE

  • 12 inches = 1 foot

  • 3 feet = 1 yard

  • 16.5 feet (5.5 yards) = 1 rod

  • 660 feet = 1 furlong

  • 320 rods (5280 feet) = 1 mile

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MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES

  • 12 units = 1 dozen

  • 12 dozen = 1 gross

  • 12 gross = 1 great gross

  • 20 units = 1 score

  • 1 hand = 4 inches

  • 1 fathom = 6 feet

  • 1 nautical mile = 6076 feet

  • 3 nautical miles = 1 league

  • 1 bushel of potatoes = 60 pounds

  • 1 barrel of flour = 196 pounds

  • 1 cubic foot of water (7.48 gallons) = 62.425 pounds

  • Diameter of circle times 3.1416 = circumference

  • Diameter of circle squared times 0.7854 = area

  • Atmospheric pressure at sea level = 14.7 pounds per square inch

  • 13.5 cubic feet of air = 1 pound

CUBIC MEASURE

  • 1728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot

  • 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard

  • 128 cubic feet = 1 cord of wood

  • 24.75 cubic feet = 1 perch of stone

  • NOTE: A cord of wood is is a pile 8 feet long, 4 feet wide, and 4 feet high. A perch of stone or brick is 16.5 feet long, 1.5 feet wide, and 1 foot high.

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AVOIRDUPOIS WEIGHT

  • 16 drams = 1 ounce

  • 16 ounces = 1 pound

  • 100 pounds = 1 hundredweight

  • 2000 pounds = 1 ton

  • 2240 pounds = 1 long ton

TROY WEIGHT

  • 24 grains = 1 pennyweight

  • 20 pennyweights = 1 ounce

  • 12 ounces = 1 pound

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CIRCULAR MEASURE

  • 60 seconds = 1 minute

  • 60 minutes = 1 degree

  • 360 degrees = 1 circumference

  • 1 degree of the Earth's surface (1 meridian) = 69.16 miles at the equator

APOTHECARIES' WEIGHT

  • 20 grains = 1 scruple

  • 3 scruples = 1 dram

  • 8 drams = 1 ounce

  • 12 ounces = 1 pound

SURFACE MEASURE

  • 144 square inches = 1 square foot

  • 9 square feet = 1 square yard

  • 30.25 square yards = 1 square rod

  • 160 square rods = 1 acre

  • 640 acres = 1 square mile

  • 1 acre = 208.71 feet on each side

  • 1 section of land = 1 square mile

  • 1/4 section = 160 acres

  • 1 township = 36 square miles

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INFINITESSIMAL TO INFINITE

VERY VERY SMALL UNITS
  • 1 micrometer (micron) = one millionth meter

  • 1 nanometer = one billionth meter

  • 1 angstrom = one ten-billionth meter

  • 1 mole = number of atoms in 12 grams of carbon-12

VERY VERY LARGE UNITS

  • 1 astronomical unit = 93 million miles = 150 million kilometers

  • 1 light-year = 63225.80645 astronomical units = 5.88 trillion miles = 9.46 trillion kilometers

  • 1 parsec = 3.26 light-years = 19.1688 trillion miles = 30.8396 trillion kilometers

  • NOTE: An astronomical unit (AU) is the distance between the Earth and the Sun. A light-year is the distance travelled by a photon, in vacuum, in one year. A parsec is a distance having a PARallax of one SECond of arc, as measured from diametrically opposite points along the Earth's orbit. Try not to fall off the end of these figures.

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METRIC / U.S. & IMPERIAL CONVERSION

LINEAR MEASURE CONVERSION

  • 1 meter = 1.093 yards = 39.37 inches
  • 1 yard = 0.914 meters = 36 inches
  • 1 centimeter = 0.394 inches = 0.0328 feet
  • 1 inch = 2.54 centimeters = 1/12 foot
  • 1 foot = 30.48 centimeters = 12 inches
  • 1 kilometer = 0.621 miles
  • 1 mile = 1.609 kilometers

VOLUME MEASURE CONVERSION - U.S.

  • 1 liter = 2.113 pints = 1.057 quarts = 0.264 gallons

  • 1 pint = 0.473 liters = 1/2 quart = 1/8 gallon

  • 1 quart = 0.946 liters = 2 pints = 1/4 gallon

  • 1 gallon = 3.785 liters = 8 pints = 4 quarts

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VOLUME MEASURE CONVERSION - IMPERIAL

  • 1 liter = 1.761 pints = 0.881 quarts = 0.220 gallons

  • 1 pint = 0.568 liters = 1/2 quart = 1/8 gallon

  • 1 quart = 1.136 liters = 2 pints = 1/4 gallon

  • 1 gallon = 4.544 liters = 8 pints = 4 quarts

MASS MEASURE CONVERSION

  • 1 gram = 0.035 ounces = 0.002 pounds

  • 1 ounce = 28.35 grams = 1/16 pound

  • 1 pound = 453.59 grams = 16 ounces

  • 1 kilogram = 35.274 ounces = 2.205 pounds

  • 1 ounce = 0.028 kilograms = 1/16 pound

  • 1 pound = 0.454 kilograms = 16 ounces

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