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Converting Measurements (Continuing Education)

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Converting Measurements

Instructions: Use your knowledge of converting metric to imperial, and imperial to metric to answer the questions below.

1. 
There is 25.4 mm in            inch
2. 
How many centimeters are in 1'?
  1. 304.8
  2. 2.54
  3. 25.4
  4. 30.48
3. 
How many inches are in 152.4 mm?
  1. 4
  2. 5
  3. 6
  4. 7
4. 
There is a roof rafter measurement of 18,062 millimeters. How would you express this number in foot and inches? Round up to the nearest inch.



5. 
How would you convert 25" to millimeters?



6. 
What is the metric equivalent of a 4' x 8' sheath of plywood? Round to the nearest mm
  1. 2483x1921
  2. 1219 x 2438
  3. 1291 x 2348
  4. 1219 x 2483
7. 
What is the imperial equivalent of a 89 mm x 38 mm piece of lumber?
  1. 1 1/2" x 5 1/2"
  2. 1 1/2" x 3 1/2"
  3. 1 1/2" x 2"
  4. 2" x 4"
8. 
You have calculated 738 cubic feet of concrete is needed for a foundation. How many cubic yards are required? Add a 15% waste factor, and round up to the nearest square yard.
  1. 4
  2. 28
  3. 32
  4. 82
9. 
There is a flat slab of concrete that measures 15'x 27 '. Convert that measurement to meters. Round to two decimal places.
  1. 4 m x 8 m
  2. 4.57 m x 8.23 m
  3. 5.75 m x 8.57 m
  4. 5 m x 9 m
10. 
You are required to cover a roof that measures 10 m x 5 m. Each roll of roofing felt comes in a roll of 100 sq ft. How many rolls will you need to cover this roof if you add 15% waste factor, and round up to the nearest roll?
  1. 6
  2. 7
  3. 8
  4. 9
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