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2-98.

Express each of the following lengths in the specified unit. Homework Help ✎

It is important to remember that inches are equal to one foot and 3 feet are equal to one yard.
How can this help you convert the units?

  1. 1 feet is ____ inches

    Knowing the information provided above, can you find how many inches are in half of a foot? It may be easiest to use addition to solve this problem.

  1. 6 inches is ____ feet

    If inches is one whole foot, how much of a foot is inches?

  1. feet is ____ inches

    How many inches are in  feet? Try finding this first.

    There are  inches in  feet and (3 inches  in feet). 

  1. 27 inches is ____ feet

    If inches are in feet, how many inches would be left in this conversion?

  1. 7 yards is ____ feet

    If each yard is feet, how many feet should be in  yards? Try drawing a diagram.

  1. 42 inches is ____ feet

    How many groups of inches fit into inches?
    How many inches will be left?

    There are 3 feet in 4 inches.