Using proportions to solve conversions
Set up and label the Proportion using the number
from the problem and the conversion factor.
Then you can cross - multiply and
Divide to find the answer.
How many cups are in 17 pints ?
1 pint = 2 cups
How many pounds are in 21 tons
1 ton = 2000 pounds
Additional Conversions Resources
Proportions and Unit Conversions
Unit Conversions using Proportions
Conversions with Proportions
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