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Weights and Measures

 U.S. Standard Measures
 Distance Weight 1 foot = 12 inches 1 pound = 16 ounces 1 yard = 3 feet 1 hundredweight = 100 pounds 1 statute or land mile = 5,280 1 ton = 20 hundredweights 1 nautical mile = 6,076.12 feet 1 short ton = 2,000 pounds Area Liquid Measure 1 square foot = 144 square inches 1 quart = 2 pints 1 square yard = 9 square feet 1 gallon = 4 quarts 1 square rod = 30.25 square yards 1 acre = 160 square rods 1 square mile = 640 acres

 British Standard Measures
 Length Weight 1 chain = 66 feet 1 stone = 14 pounds 1 hand = 4 inches 1 gross hundredweight = 112 pounds 1 mile = 1.609 kilometers 1 net hundredweight = 100 pounds Volume 1 fluid ounce (Br.) = 0.96 fluid ounces (U.S.) 1 quart (Br.) = 1.2 liquid quarts (U.S.) 1 gallon (Br.) = 1.2 gallons (U.S.)
 Metric Measures and Equivalents
 Distance Weight 1 centimeter = 0.3937 inch 1 gram = .04 ounce 1 meter = 39.37 inches 1 kilogram = 2.2 pounds 1 kilometer = 0.621 mile Area Liquid Measure 1 sq. centimeter = 0.155 sq. inch 1 gram = 15.432 grains 1 sq. meter = 10.764 sq. feet 1 liter = 1.057 quarts 1 hectare = 2,471 acres Volume 1 cubic centimeter = 1,000 cubic millimeters 1 cubic decimeter = 1,000 cubic centimeters 1 cubic meter = 1,000 cubic decimeters 1 cubic meter = 35.3 cubic feet

 Temperature Conversion ºCelsius—ºFahreinheit (Fº -32) x 0.56 = Cº    (Cº x 1.8) + 32 = Fº

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