Authors: Workplace Education Manitoba (WEM)
Collection: Learning Materials
This video tutorial explains how to convert one measurement to another in the imperial system. Specifically, the focus is on conversions involving inches, feet, and yards.
The instructor works through a number of problems that require the conversion of a mixture of measurements into a single unit of measure. For example, a problem could involve figuring out the total number of inches if measurements are given in feet and yards.
The instructor uses the “factor label” method, which involves the application of conversion factors expressed as fractions