Measurements of common things Flashcards
How much does a gallon of water weigh?
About 8 pounds/8.34 pounds
About 4 kilos/3.78 kilos
How much does a quarter weigh?
About 5.5 grams
How much does a dime weigh?
About 2.25 grams
How much does a baseball weigh?
How much does a gallon of milk weigh?
Where did the metric system start?
Began in the Age of Enlightenment
French astronomer Gabriel Mouton proposed in 1670
Adopted in 1795 formally defined in French law
Revoked by Napoleon in 1812. Brought back in 1837 with collapse of Napoleonic Empíreo
One meter = _____ feet
One meter = 3.3 feet. 3.28 x # of meters
How many ounces in a shot?
1.5 ounces in a shot
Length from thumb to pinkie on RIGHT HAND on inches
Length of pointer finger
How many tablespoons in a cup?
16 tablespoons in a cup
How many ounces in a tablespoon?
half an ounce
How many steps in a mile?
About 2,000 steps in a mile
How many ml in a can of pop?
335 ml in a can of pop
How much does a penny weigh?
How much does a football weigh?
About 15 ounces
How long is my foot?
About a foot
In cm, what is the distance from my thumb to my pinkie?