201810301544151515-Consumer Math Unit 7 Guided Notes (1).docx1.docx - Name_Hadiyah Armstead Consumer Math Unit 7 Measurement Conversions In this unit

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Name:________Hadiyah Armstead____________ Consumer Math Unit 7: Measurement Conversions In this unit, you will review different types of measurements and learn how to use and convert measurements. You will create an Excel project, complete a quiz, and take a test on the material. For the Excel project, you will create a calculator that will add mixed fractions together and simplify the result. Lesson 1: Reading a tape measure __________tape measure________ is a measuring tool that is a flexible ruler. It is a ribbon of sorts, made of cloth, plastic, or metal strip, which has linear-measurement markings. ___________flexible tape measure _________ are typically used by tailors. Tailors need to measure a person's waist, among other things, so a flexible tape measure is particularly useful. ____________Self-Retracting Tape measure __________ has a stiff, coiled ribbon that remains straight when extended. These tape measures are primarily used in carpentry and construction. __________________Folding Wooden Ruler____________________ were predominantly used by carpenters before the invention of the longer and more compact tape measure, folding rulers, or rules, were the tool of choice. There are many carpenters who still favor the folding ruler over the tape measure in certain applications due to its rigidity, which allows for a potentially more accurate measure. Notes from article: - 180963995/ Notes from video:

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Abbreviations: When abbreviating inches, you can use __in.__ or ___”____ When abbreviating feet, you can use ___ft.____ or ____’____ Example: 3 ft 5 in. or 3’ 5” Practice: 6 9/16” 7 3/16”
Apply: To the nearest sixteenth of an inch, what is the width of the wood trim shown in the picture? 3 7/16” ( the answer in the EDIO for this one are all incorrect ) If you subtract 1 ¼” from this measure, what would be the new width? Lesson 2: Building using measurements _____length_______ is defined as the one-dimensional measurement of an object from end to end. It is usually found using a tape measure. _____area________ is defined as the space inside the boundaries of a two-dimensional surface, such as between a set of lines. To find area, you need two dimensions, typically a length and a width. ______angles________ are formed by two straight lines, or parts of lines such as segments and rays. The lines meet at a point called the vertex.

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______ratios___________ define a relationship between two numbers showing how many times one of the numbers contains the other. __________blueprints____________ are two-dimensional drawings that show the design and size intended for a building. Blueprints are typically designed by architects, and they include important measurements that contractors use to carry out a project. Another common construction tool worth mentioning is a ___carpenter’s square____________________________ , or ____speed square_______________ .
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