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# Customary System of Measurement

## Definition of Customary System of Measurement

The Customary System of Measurement is derived from the earlier English system of measurement.

### More About Customary System of Measurement

In customary measurement system length, capacity, weight, and temperature are measured.
Units for length: inches, feet, yards, and miles
Units for capacity: cups, pints, quarts, and gallons
Units for weight: ounces, pounds, and tons
Units for temperature: degrees Fahrenheit

### Example of Customary System of Measurement

• The customary unit that is used to measure the weight of a pack of potato chips is ounce.
• The customary unit that is used to measure the quantity of water in a tank is gallon.

### Solved Example on Customary System of Measurement

#### Ques: Which one of these is a reasonable customary unit to measure the height of a horse? time in years since 2000. Draw a scatter plot and fit a curve for this data.

##### Choices:
A. centimeter
B. liter
C. foot
D. gram