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1

12 inches =

1 foot

2

3 feet (36 inches) =

1 yard

3

5.5 yards (16.5 feet) =

1 rod

4

40 rods (660 feet or 220 yards) =

1 furlong

5

8 furlongs (5,280 feet or 1,760 yards) =

1 statute mile

6

3 miles =

1 league (definition has varied over time)

7

6,076 feet =

1 nautical mile

8

144 square inches =

1 square foot

9

9 square feet =

1 square yard

10

4840 square yards =

1 acre

11

640 acres =

1 square mile

12

7.92 inches =

1 link

13

100 links =

1 chain

14

80 chains =

1 statute mile

15

4 gills =

1 pint

16

2 pints =

1 quart

17

4 quarts =

1 gallon

18

3 teaspoons =

1 tablespoon

19

2 tablespoons =

1 fluid ounce

20

8 ounces =

1 cup

21

8 quarts =

1 peck

22

4 pecks =

1 bushel

23

437.5 grains =

1 ounce

24

16 ounces =

1 pound

25

2,000 pounds =

1 ton

26

2,204 pounds =

1 metric ton (1,000 kg.)

27

14 pounds =

1 stone

28

2.54 centimeters =

1 inch

29

.9 meters =

1 yard

30

39.37 inches =

1 yard

31

3,281 feet =

1 kilometer

32

.6 miles =

1 kilometer

33

1.6 kilometers =

1 mile

34

.4 hectare =

1 acre

35

2.4 acres =

1 hectare

36

.946 liters =

1 quart

37

1.05 quarts =

1 liter

38

.45 kilograms =

1 pound

39

2.2 pounds =

1 kilogram

40

1 nautical mile per hour =

1 knot

41

5.8 trillion miles =

1 lightyear

42

Freezing water in Fahrenheit =

32 degrees

43

Freezing water in Celsius =

0 degrees

44

Boiling water in Fahrenheit =

212 degrees

45

Boiling water in Celsius =

100 degrees

46

Average human temperature in Fahrenheit =

98.6 degrees

47

Average human temperature in Celsius =

37 degrees

48

Fahrenheit and Celsius intersect at =

-40 degrees