Proportions: Measurement Conversions

Use proportions to perform the conversions:

1. If one pound equals 16 ounces, how many ounces are in 3.25 pounds?

2. If one foot equals 12 inches, how many inches are in 1.5 feet?

3. If one cup equals 8 fluid ounces, how many fluid ounces are in 2.75 cups?

4. If one pound equals 16 ounces, how many pounds is an object weighing 48 ounces?

5. If one foot equals 12 inches, a stick measuring 88 inches is how many feet long?

6. If one yard equals 3 feet, how many feet are in 6.75 yards?

7. How many minutes are in 3.5 hours?

8. How many hours long is a movie that lasts 129 minutes?

9. If James runs 900 meters a day, how many kilometers does he run in a week? (1 kilometer=1000 meters)

10. Imani made a poster that was 70 centimeters long. How many meters long was it? (1 meter = 100 centimeters)

11. Abraham left school at 3:45.  He arrived home at 6:10.  How many hours did it take him to get home?

12. Josiah swam a 100 meter freestyle race in 1.2 minutes.  How many seconds did it take him to swim the race?