   # Pesos y medidas en inglés

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Weights and Measures (Pesos y medidas)

The two measurement systems used most frecuently throughout the world are the English and metric systems. Both systems provide units for measuring lenght,  weight, volume, temperature and time.

English units of lenght:

Feet (pies). Un pie=30.48 cm

Yards (yardas). Una yarda= 0.914 m

Miles (millas). Una milla=1.609 km

English units of weight

Ounces (onzas). Una onza=28.35 g

Pounds (libras)

English units of volume

Fluid Ounces (onzas líquidas)

Cups (tazas)

Pints (pinta)

Quart (cuarto)

Gallons (galones). Un galón= 3.785 L

English Measurements

1 foot=12 inches

1 yard= 3 feet

1 mile = 5280 feet

1 pound = 16 ounces

1 ton =2000 pounds

1 gallon =4 quarts

1 quart = 2 pints = 4 cups

1 cup = 8 fluid ounces

1. How many inches are in 15 feet?
2. How many ounces are in 15 pounds?
3. How many quarts are in 50 gallons?
4. How many seconds are in a week?
5. The St. Louis Arch weighs 5200 tons. How many ounces is that?
6. An average life span is approximately 80 years. How many seconds are in an average life span?

Temperature Conversions

Convert between Celsius and Fahrenheit degrees using these fórmulas:

C=(F-32):1.8

F=(Cx1.8)+32

1. A healthy body temperature is considered to be 98.6ºF. What is the equivalent in Celsius?
2. Absolute zero is the lowest possible temperature, the point at which all molecular motion stops. In Celsius, it is -273.15ºC. What is the equivalent temperature in degrees Fahrenheit?

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