The chapter begins with a discussion of customary units of length, capacity, and weight. The discussion of the customary units of measure is extended to include metric units. Students then explore the relationship between metric and customary units by converting between the systems. The chapter closes with a discussion of rate conversions.

What you can expect to learn

After completing Chapter 9 you should be able to

  1. Convert within customary and metric units of length, volume, and weight.
  2. Convert rates using unit conversions.
  3. Convert between measurement systems.
  4. Solve real-world problems involving length, volume, and weight.
  5. Defend the statement that God has interpreted the world for us.
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