# Converting Customary Units of Measurement Poster

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Use these posters to assist your students in learning the different units of measurement in the imperial system.

Information includes:

Converting Units of Length –

1 foot = 12 inches
1 yard = 3 feet
1 mile = 1760 yards

Converting Units of Mass –

1 pound = 16 ounces
1 stone = 14 pounds
1 long ton = 160 stones

Converting Units of Volume –

1 cup = 8 ounce
1 pint = 2 cups
1 quart = 2 pint
1 gallon = 4 quarts

Converting Units of Area –

1 square yard = 9 square feet
1 acre = 4840 square yards

Converting Units of Time –

1 microsecond = 1000 nanoseconds
1 millisecond = 1000 microseconds
1 second = 1000 milliseconds
1 minute = 60 seconds
1 hour = 60 minutes
1 day = 24 hours
1 week = 7 days
1 year = 365 days (366 in a leap year)
1 century = 100 years

Converting Units of Time (2) –

1 minute = 60 seconds
1 hour = 60 minutes
1 day = 24 hours
1 week = 7 days
1 year = 365 days (366 in a leap year)

Converting Units of Data –

1 byte = 8 bits
1 kilobyte = 1024 bytes
1 megabyte = 1024 kilobytes
1 gigabyte = 1024 megabytes
1 terrabyte = 1024 gigabytes
1 petabyte = 1024 terrabytes

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