Step: 1

16 ounces = 1 pound

[Write pound in terms of ounces.]

Step: 2

4 ounces = 4 16

[Convert ounces to pounds; Divide 4 by 16.]

Step: 3

= 1 4 pound

[Divide numerator and denominator by their GCF, 4.]

Step: 4

The weight of the chain is 1 4 pound.

Correct Answer is : 1 4

Step: 1

Here the conversion is from smaller to larger unit, so divide.

Step: 2

12 inches = 1 foot

[Conversion from inches to foot.]

Step: 3

36 inches = 36 12 foot

[Divide 36 inches by 12 inches, to convert into feet.]

Step: 4

= 3 feet

[Simplify.]

Step: 5

So, 36 inches are 3 feet.

Correct Answer is : 3 feet

Step: 1

Here the conversion is from smaller to larger unit, so divide.

Step: 2

3 feet = 1 yard

[Conversion from feet to yard.]

Step: 3

2652 feet = 2652 3 yards

[Divide 2652 feet by 3 feet, to convert into yards.]

Step: 4

= 884 yards

[Simplify.]

Step: 5

So, 2652 feet are 884 yards.

Correct Answer is : 884 yards

Step: 1

Here the conversion is from larger to smaller unit, so multiply.

Step: 2

1 yard = 3 feet

[Conversion from yard to feet.]

Step: 3

83 yards = (83 × 1) yards = (83 × 3) feet

[Since 1 yard = 3 feet.]

Step: 4

= 249 feet

[Multiply.]

Step: 5

So, 83 yards equal 249 feet.

Correct Answer is : 249

Step: 1

Here the conversion is from smaller to larger unit, so divide.

Step: 2

2 cups = 1 pint

[Conversion from cups to pint.]

Step: 3

24 cups = (24 2 ) pints

[Divide 24 cups by 2 cups, to convert into pints.]

Step: 4

= 12 pints

[Simplify.]

Step: 5

Among the choices, 12 best fills in the blank.

Correct Answer is : 12

Step: 1

Here the conversion is from larger to smaller unit, so multiply.

Step: 2

1 pint = 2 cups

[Conversion from pint to cups.]

Step: 3

6 pints = (6 × 1) pints = (6 × 2) cups

[Since 1 pint = 2 cups.]

Step: 4

= 12 cups

[Multiply.]

Step: 5

Among the choices, 12 best fills in the blank.

Correct Answer is : 12

Step: 1

Here the conversion is from larger to smaller unit, so multiply.

Step: 2

1 gallon = 4 quarts

[Conversion from gallons to quarts.]

Step: 3

5 gallons = (5 × 1) gallons = (5 × 4) quarts

[Since 1 gallon = 4 quarts.]

Step: 4

= 20 quarts

[Multiply.]

Step: 5

So, 5 gallons is 20 quarts.

Correct Answer is : 20

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