# Units of Measurement Metric and Standard conversions

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## Metric and Standard

Values are not exact. These figures are rounded to the simplest (and most memorable) value, to be easier to use and remember.

Standard | Metric |
---|---|

1 mile | about 2 kms |

1 yard | about 1 m |

1 inch | about 2 and a half cms |

1 pound | about half a kg |

a little more than half a mile | 1 km |

about 1 yard | 1 m |

almost half an inch | 1 cm |

about 2 lbs | 1 kg |

Original Reference: http://pmep.cce.cornell.edu/facts-slides-self/facts/gen-peapp-conv-table.html

## Quarts and cups, etc.

#### Order by size

This table has all seven measuring units from gallons through teaspoons. Click*memorize*, and then click matching mode to match them into the right order.

Unit | Order |
---|---|

gallon | 1 |

quart | 2 |

pint | 3 |

cup | 4 |

ounce | 5 |

tablespoon | 6 |

teaspoon | 7 |

#### Conversions

Now, click one of the memorize links to remember how they convert.

Larger Unit | Smaller Unit |
---|---|

quarts in a gallon | 4 quarts |

pints in a quart | 2 pints |

cups in a pint | 2 cups |

ounces in a cup | 8 ounces |

tablespoons in an ounce | 2 tablespoons |

teaspoons in a tablespoon | 3 teaspoons |

pints in a gallon | 8 pints |

cups in a gallon | 16 cups |

ounces in a gallon | 128 ounces |

ounces in a pint | 16 ounces |

Abbreviation/prefix | Factor |
---|---|

P = peta- | quadrillion |

M = mega- | million |

k = kilo- | thousand |

h = hecto- | hundred |

da = deka- | ten |

d = deci- | tenth |

c = centi- | hundredth |

m = milli- | thousandth |

μ = micro- | millionth |

n = nano- | billionth |

p = pico- | trillionth |

f = femto- | quadrillionth |

Abbreviation/prefix | Factor |
---|---|

M = mega- | 1,000,000 |

k = kilo- | 1,000 |

h = hecto- | 100 |

da = deka- | 10 |

d = deci- | 0.1 = 1/10 |

c = centi- | 0.01 = 1/100 |

m = milli- | 0.001 = 1/1,000 |

μ = micro- | 0.000 001 = 1/1,000,000 |

n = nano- | 0.000 000 001 = 1/1,000,000,000 |

Abbreviation/prefix | Factor |
---|---|

M = mega- | 10^{6} = 10 to the power of 6 |

k = kilo- | 10^{3} = 10 to the power of 3 |

h = hecto- | 10^{2} = 10 to the power of 2 |

da = deka- | 10^{1} = 10 to the power of 1 |

d = deci- | 10^{-1} = 10 to the power of -1 |

c = centi- | 10^{-2} = 10 to the power of -2 |

m = milli- | 10^{-3} = 10 to the power of -3 |

μ = micro- | 10^{-6} = 10 to the power of -6 |

n = nano- | 10^{-9} = 10 to the power of -9 |

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