These are the countries that use the Customary System:
* Myanmar (Burma)
These are the countries that use the Metric System:
Metric System in Green, Customary in Pink
We reviewed the various units of measurement for the Customary System and some of the conversion factors...
Specifically for each type of measurement, we copied down conversions as listed below:
Since the volume/capacity seems to be the most confusing, I have included two different ways to help you remember the conversions, The Big G and Gallon Boy!
We used proportions to help us solve conversions within the customary system.
Step one: Write the conversion factor as a fraction
Step two: Set up the proportion with corresponding labels
Step three: Enter the information that you already know
Step four: Use basic math facts or a calculator to determine what goes in the blank to solve
Tonight's homework is to complete the worksheet I passed out in class on, "Converting in the Customary World" both sides.
-Miss K :)