Learn how to convert using proportions.
Set up a LABELED Proportion using the number
from the problem and the conversion factor which is given to you.
Cross - multiply
Divide to find the answer.
Conversion problems solved
How many feet are in 15 miles?
1 mile = 5280 feet
Lauren's dog Ruby is a yellow lab. She weighs 72 pounds. How
many ounces does she weigh? 1 pound = 16 ounces
How many quarts are in 3.5 gallons?
1 gallon = 4 quarts
Conversions with proportions
Proportions and Conversions
Proportions and Unit Coversions
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