The chart given below can be used to convert rates and measurements into customary units.

To convert smaller units into larger units, we have to divide.

To convert larger unit into smaller unit, we have to multiply.

**Example 1 :**

Convert 2 feet into inches.

**Solution : **

Here, we convert bigger unit into smaller unit. So we have to multiply.

2 feet = 2 x 12 inches

2 feet = 24 inches

Hence, 2 feet is equal to 24 inches

**Example 2 :**

Convert 3.5 yards into inches.

**Solution : **

**Here, we convert bigger unit into smaller unit. So we have to multiply.**

3.5 yards = 3.5 x 36 inches

3.5 yards = 126 inches

Hence, 3.5 yards is equal to 126 inches

**Example 3 :**

Convert 30 inches into feet.

**Solution : **

**Here, we convert smaller unit into bigger unit. So we have to divide.**

30 inches = 30 / 12 feet

30 inches = 2.5 feet

Hence, 30 inches is equal to 2.5 feet

**Example 4 :**

Convert 5280 yards into miles.

**Solution : **

**Here, we convert smaller unit into bigger unit. So we have to divide.**

5280 yards = 5280 / 1760 miles

5280 yards = 3 miles

Hence, 5280 yards is equal to 3 miles

**Example 5 :**

Convert 24 feet into yards

**Solution : **

**Here, we convert smaller unit into bigger unit. So we have to divide.**

24 feet = 24 / 3 yards

24 feet = 8 yards

Hence, 24 feet is equal to 8 yards.

**Example 1 :**

Convert 2 pounds into ounces.

**Solution : **

Here, we convert bigger unit into smaller unit. So we have to multiply.

2 pounds = 2 x 16 ounces

2 pounds = 32 ounces

Hence, 2 pounds is equal to 32 ounces.

**Example 2 :**

Convert 3.5 tons into pounds .

**Solution :**

**Here, we convert bigger unit into smaller unit. So we have to multiply.**

3.5 tons = 3.5 x 2000 pounds

3.5 tons = 7000 pounds

Hence, 3.5 tons is equal to 7000 pounds.

**Example 3 :**

Convert 0.5 tons into ounces.

**Solution : **

**Here, we convert bigger unit into smaller unit. So we have to multiply.**

0.5 tons = 0.5 x 2000 pounds

0.5 tons = 1000 pounds

0.5 tons = 1000 x 16 ounces

0.5 tons = 16000 ounces

Hence, 0.5 tons is equal to 16000 ounces.

**Example 4 :**

Convert 48 ounces into pounds.

**Solution : **

**Here, we convert smaller unit into bigger unit. So we have to divide.**

48 ounces = 48 / 16 pounds

48 ounces = 3 pounds

Hence, 48 ounces is equal to 3 pounds.

**Example 5 :**

Convert 5000 pounds into tons

**Solution : **

**Here, we convert smaller unit into bigger unit. So we have to divide.**

5000 pounds = 5000 / 2000 tons

5000 pounds = 2.5 tons

Hence, 5000 pounds is equal to 2.5 tons.

**Example 1 :**

Convert 2 pints into cups.

**Solution : **

Here, we convert bigger unit into smaller unit. So we have to multiply.

2 pints = 2 x 2 cups

2 pints = 4 cups

Hence, 2 pints is equal to 4 cups.

**Example 2 :**

Convert 3.5 quarts into cups .

**Solution : **

**Here, we convert bigger unit into smaller unit. So we have to multiply.**

3.5 quarts = 3.5 x 4 cups

3.5 quarts = 14 cups

Hence, 3.5 quarts is equal to 14 cups.

**Example 3 :**

Convert 32 cups into quarts.

**Solution : **

**Here, we convert smaller unit into bigger unit. So we have to divide.**

32 cups = 32 / 4 quarts

32 cups = 8 quarts

Hence, 32 cups is equal to 8 quarts.

**Example 4 :**

Convert 256 cups into gallons.

**Solution : **

**Here, we convert smaller unit into bigger unit. So we have to divide.**

256 cups = 256 / 16 gallons

256 cups = 16 gallons

Hence, 256 cups is equal to 16 gallons.

**Example 5 :**

Convert 24 quarts into gallons

**Solution : **

**Here, we convert smaller unit into bigger unit. So we have to divide.**

24 quarts = 24 / 4 gallons

24 quarts = 6 gallons

Hence, 24 quarts is equal to 6 gallons.

**Example 1 :**

Convert 2 minutes into seconds.

**Solution : **

Here, we convert bigger unit into smaller unit. So we have to multiply.

2 minutes = 2 x 60 seconds

2 minutes = 120 seconds

Hence, 2 minutes is equal to 60 seconds.

**Example 2 :**

Convert 3.5 hours into minutes .

**Solution : **

**Here, we convert bigger unit into smaller unit. So we have to multiply.**

3.5 hours = 3.5 x 60 minutes

3.5 hours = 210 minutes

Hence, 3.5 hours is equal to 210 minutes.

let us look into the next example problem on "Convert rates and measurements customary units".

**Example 3 :**

Convert 3 days into minutes.

**Solution : **

**Here, we convert bigger unit into smaller unit unit. So we have to multiply.**

3 days = 3 x 24 hours

3 days = 72 hours

3 days = 72 x 60 minutes

3 days = 4320 minutes

Hence, 3 days is equal to 4320 minutes.

let us look into the next example problem on "Convert rates and measurements customary units".

**Example 4 :**

Convert 480 seconds into minutes.

**Solution : **

**Here, we convert smaller unit into bigger unit. So we have to divide.**

480 seconds = 480 / 60 minutes

480 seconds = 8 minutes

Hence, 480 seconds is equal to 8 minutes.

let us look into the next example problem on "Convert rates and measurements customary units".

**Example 5 :**

Convert 112 days into weeks.

**Solution : **

**Here, we convert smaller unit into bigger unit. So we have to divide.**

112 days = 112 / 7 weeks

112 days = 16 weeks

Hence, 112 days is equal to 16 weeks.

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