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2-32.

inches is about the same length as centimeters. For each of the following pairs of measurements, decide which is longest. Homework Help ✎

  1. inches or centimeters

    Knowing that inches is about the same length as centimeters, can you find how many centimeters are about equal to or inches? This may help with your estimations.

  2. inches or centimeters

    Here, it may help to double (multiply by ) the original unit conversion provided above.

    Now we know that inches is about the same length as centimeters. With this, can you decide which measurement in part (b) is longest?

  3. inches or centimeters

    Try using the suggestions in part (a) or (b).

    centimeters are longer than inches.

  4. inches or centimeters

    inches are longer than centimeters.