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This module is from Fundamentals of Mathematics by Denny Burzynski and Wade Ellis, Jr. This module is an exercise supplement for the chapter "Measurement and Geometry" and contains many exercise problems. Odd problems are accompanied by solutions.

Exercise supplement

Measurement and the united states system ( [link] )

What is measurement?

Measurement is comparison to a standard (unit of measure).

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For problems 2-6, make each conversion. Use the conversion table given in Section 9.1.

For problems 7-23, make each conversion.

2 1 2 size 12{2 { {1} over {2} } } {} mi to yd

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8 in. to ft

2 3 = 0 . 66 6 ¯   feet size 12{ { {2} over {3} } =0 "." "66" {overline {6}} " feet"} {}

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5 cups to tbsp

80 tablespoons

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3 1 2 size 12{3 { {1} over {2} } } {} min to sec

210 seconds

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3 4 size 12{ { {3} over {4} } } {} wk to min

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The metric system of measurement ( [link] )

250 mL to L

1 4 = 0 . 25 size 12{ { {1} over {4} } =0 "." "25"} {} L

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0.01961 kg to mg

19,610 mg

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54.006 dag to g

540.06 g

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3.5 kL to mL

3,500,000 mL

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Simplification of denominate numbers ( [link] )

For problems 24-31, perform the indicated operations. Simplify, if possible.

Add 8 min 50 sec to 5 min 25 sec.

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Add 3 wk 3 da to 2 wk 5 da

6 weeks 1 day

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Subtract 4 gal 3 qt from 5 gal 2 qt.

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Subtract 2 gal 3 qt 1pt from 8 gal 2 qt.

5 gallons 2 quarts 1 pint

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Subtract 5 wk 4 da 21 hr from 12 wk 3 da 14 hr.

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Subtract 2 T 1,850 lb from 10 T 1,700 lb.

7 T 1,850 pounds

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Subtract the sum of 2 wk 3 da 15 hr and 5 wk 2 da 9 hr from 10 wk.

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Subtract the sum of 20 hr 15 min and 18 hr 18 min from the sum of 8 da 1 hr 16 min 5 sec.

7 days, 11 hours, 56 minutes, 7 seconds

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For problems 32-43, simplify, if necessary.

3,100 lb

1 ton 1,100 pounds

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4 tsp

1 tablespoon 1 teaspoon

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Perimeter, circumference, area and volume of geometric figures and objects ( [link] , [link] )

For problems 44-58, find the perimeter, circumference, area or volume.

Approximate circumference
A circle. The circle's diameter is 1.8cm.

5.652 sq cm

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Approximate volume
A cylinder. The cylinder's radius is 3.8ft, and its height is 2.3ft.

104.28568 cu ft

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Exact area
A half-circle with radius 0.6in.

0.18 π sq in.

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Approximate volume
A sphere with radius 8mm.

267.94667 cu mm

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Approximate area
A rectangle with a half-circle cut out of it. The rectangle's width, which is also the diameter of the half-circular cutout, is 12in. The rectangle's height is 8in.

39.48 sq in.

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Approximate area
A tubelike shape formed in a half-circle. The inner circle portion's radius is 8ft. The thickness of the tube is 2ft.

56.52 sq ft

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Questions & Answers

where we get a research paper on Nano chemistry....?
Maira Reply
what are the products of Nano chemistry?
Maira Reply
There are lots of products of nano chemistry... Like nano coatings.....carbon fiber.. And lots of others..
learn
Even nanotechnology is pretty much all about chemistry... Its the chemistry on quantum or atomic level
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da
no nanotechnology is also a part of physics and maths it requires angle formulas and some pressure regarding concepts
Bhagvanji
Preparation and Applications of Nanomaterial for Drug Delivery
Hafiz Reply
revolt
da
Application of nanotechnology in medicine
what is variations in raman spectra for nanomaterials
Jyoti Reply
I only see partial conversation and what's the question here!
Crow Reply
what about nanotechnology for water purification
RAW Reply
please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
Damian
yes that's correct
Professor
I think
Professor
Nasa has use it in the 60's, copper as water purification in the moon travel.
Alexandre
nanocopper obvius
Alexandre
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
Rafiq
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
Damian
How we are making nano material?
LITNING Reply
what is a peer
LITNING Reply
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
LITNING Reply
What is STMs full form?
LITNING
scanning tunneling microscope
Sahil
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Santosh
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
Mahi
what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
Rafiq
if virus is killing to make ARTIFICIAL DNA OF GRAPHENE FOR KILLED THE VIRUS .THIS IS OUR ASSUMPTION
Anam
analytical skills graphene is prepared to kill any type viruses .
Anam
Any one who tell me about Preparation and application of Nanomaterial for drug Delivery
Hafiz
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
Bob
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
brayan
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Damian
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
Renato
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
?
Kyle
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
Adin
why?
Adin
what school?
Kyle
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
Joe
7hours 36 min - 4hours 50 min
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Source:  OpenStax, Fundamentals of mathematics. OpenStax CNX. Aug 18, 2010 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col10615/1.4
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