(b) gr V = X mg

1 gr = 5 gr

60 mg X mg

X = 60(5)

X = 300 mg

(c)

5 tbsp = X ml

1 tbsp = 5 tbsp

15 ml

X ml

X = 75 ml

(d) 3 oz = X ml

1 oz = 3 oz

30 ml X ml

X = 90 ml

(e) 7 lbs = X kg

2.2 lbs = 7 lbs

1 kg

X kg

2.2X = 7

X = 3.2 kg

(4)

Rules for converting between systems.

(a) All units of measurement must be in the same system, that is, volume

to volume, weight to weight.

(b)

Label all units of measurement.

(c) BE SURE that the relationship between units is the same on both

sides of the equation.

MD0904

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