How Do You Determine the Best Customary Units to Measure a Weight?

How Do You Determine the Best Customary Units to Measure a Weight?

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Want to weigh an object, but not sure the best customary unity to use? This tutorial can help! It shows you how to determine the best customary unit to use for measuring the weight of a given object.

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Background Tutorials

Know relative sizes of measurement units within one system of units including km, m, cm; kg, g; lb, oz.; l, ml; hr, min, sec. Within a single system of measurement, express measurements in a larger unit in terms of a smaller unit. Record measurement equivalents in a two-column table.

There's more than one unit to measure the weight of an object! In this tutorial, you'll learn all about the customary units used to measure weight.

Further Exploration

Know relative sizes of measurement units within one system of units including km, m, cm; kg, g; lb, oz.; l, ml; hr, min, sec. Within a single system of measurement, express measurements in a larger unit in terms of a smaller unit. Record measurement equivalents in a two-column table.

Milligrams and grams are two of the common metric units used to measure the mass of an object. In this tutorial, you'll learn about the metric units used to measure mass!