Conversion of weights and Measures, Measurement Units.

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Metric System of Measurements                          

    1. Length
      10 millimetres = 1 centimetre
      10 centimetres = 1 decimeter
      10 decimetres = 1 metre
      10 metres  = 1 decametre
      10 decametres = 1 hectometre
      10 hectometres = 1 kilometre
      1000 metres = 1 kilometre
    2. Area
      100 sq. mm = 1 sq. cm
      10 000 sq. cm = 1 sq. metre
      100 sq. metres = 1 are
      100 ares  = 1 hectare
      10 000 sq. metres = 1 hectare
      100 hectares = 1 sq. kilometre
      1 000 000 sq. metres = 1 sq. kilometre
    3. Volume
      1000 cu. mm = 1 cu. cm
      1000 cu. cm = 1 cu. decimetre
      1000 cu. dm = 1 cu. metre
      1 million cu. cm = 1 cu. metre
    4. Capacity
      10 millilitres = 1 centilitre
      10 centilitree = 1 decilitre
      10 decilitres  = 1 litre
      1000 litres      = 1 cu. metre
    5. Mass
      1000 grams = 1 kilogram
      1000 kilograms = 1 tonne


Imperial System of Measurements

    • Length
      12 inches   = 1 foot
      3 feet  = 1 yard
      22 yards  = 1 chain
      220 yards  = 1 furlong
      10 chains  = 1 furlong
      1760 yards = 1 mile
      8 furlongs  = 1 mile
      5280 feet  = 1 mile
    • Area
      144 sq. inches = 1 square foot
      9 sq. feet  = 1 square yard
      4840 sq. yards = 1 acre
      1 sq.mile  = 1 section
      36 sections = 1 township
      640 acres  = 1 square mile
    • Volume
      1728 cu. inches = 1 cubic foot
      27 cu. feet   = 1 cubic yard
    • Capacity (Liquid)
      20 fluid ounces (UK) = 1 pint
      16 fluid ounces (US) = 1 pint
      4 gills  = 1 pint
      2 pints  = 1 quart
      4 quarts  = 1 gallon (8 pints)
    • Capacity (Dry)
      2 pints = 1 quart
      8 quarts = 1 peck
      4 pecks = 1 bushel
    • Mass
      437.5 grains = 1 ounce
      16 ounces  = 1 pound (7000 grains)
      14 pounds = 1 stone
      8 stones  = 1 hundredweight [cwt]
      100 pounds = 1 hundredweight [cwt]
      20 cwt (UK) = 1 ton (2240 pounds)
      20 cwt (US) = 1 ton (2000 pounds)
    • Troy Weights
      24 grains         = 1 pennyweight
      20 pennyweights   = 1 ounce (480 grains)
      12 ounces         = 1 pound (5760 grains)
    • Apothecaries' Measures
      20 minims = 1 fl.scruple
      3 fl.scruples = 1 fl.drachm
      8 fl.drachms/drams = 1 fl.ounce
      20 fl.ounces = 1 pint
    • Apothecaries' Weights
      20 grains  = 1 scruple
      3 scruples  = 1 drachm or 1 dram
      8 drachms = 1 ounce (480 grains)
      12 ounces  = 1 pound (5760 grains)

Yard, Pound the Brushel and the Gallon
1 Yard  = 0.9144 metres
1 Pound  = 0.453 kilograms
1 Gallon (UK) = 4.546 litres
1 Gallon (US) = 3.785 litres
1 Bushel = 35.239 litres

 

      • Temperature

To change temperature given in Fahrenheit (F) to Celsius (C)
Start with (F);  subtract 32;   multiply by 5;   divide by 9;   the answer is (C)

To change temperature given in Celsius (C) to Fahrenheit (F)
Start with (C);   multiply by 9;   divide by 5;   add on 32;   the answer is (F)

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