# Basic Mathematic United States Customary Vocabulary

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## Length

12 inches (in.) = 1 foot (ft)

36 in. = 3 ft= 1 yard (yd)

5280 ft = 1760 yd = 1 mile (mi)

## Area

144 square inches (in.2) = 1 square foot (ft2)

9 ft2 = 1 square yard (yd2)= 43,560 ft2

4840 yd2 = 1 acre (A)

## Volume

1728 cubic inches (in.3) = 1 cubic foot (ft3)

27 ft3 = 1 cubic yard (yd3)

## Liquid Capacity

8 fluid ounces (fl oz) = 1 cup (c)

2 c = 1 pint (pt)

2 pt = 1 quart (qt)

4 qt = 1 gallon (gal)

## Weight

16 ounces (oz) = 1 pound (lb)

2000 lb = 1 ton (t)

## Temperature

Degrees Fahrenheit (°F)

32°F = freezing point of water

98.6°F = normal body temperature

212°F = boiling point of water

## MORE:

1 foot = 12 inches

1 yard = 3 feet

1 quart = 2 pints

1 gallon = 4 quarts

1 pound = 16 ounces

1 inch = 2.54 centimeters

1 liter = 1.06 quarts

1 kilogram = 2.2 pounds

 Fluid Ounces 29.57 grams Ounces (dry) 28.35 grams Grams 0.0353 ounces Grams 0.0022 pounds Kilograms 2.21 pounds Pounds 453.6 grams Pounds 0.4536 kilograms Quarts 0.946 liters Quarts (dry) 67.2 cubic inches Quarts (liquid) 57.7 cubic inches Liters 1.0567 quarts Gallons 3,785 cubic centimeters Gallons 3.785 liters

Measuring Liquids

 1 dash 6 drops 24 drops 1/4 tsp 3 tsp 1 tbsp 1 tbsp 1/2 fluid ounce 2 tbsp 1 fluid ounce 2 cups 16 fluid ounces (1 pint) 3 tbsp 1.5 fluid ounces (1 jigger) 1/2 cup 4 fluid ounces 16 tbsp 1 cup 1 cup 8 fluid ounces (1/2 pint) 2 pints 1 quart 4 quarts 1 gallon