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 The US Customary (or Imperial) System of Measurement

 

 

 

 

Customary Units of Length

 

1 foot = 12 inches

1 yard = 3 feet = 36 inches

1 mile = 1,760 yards = 5,280 feet = 63,360 inches

 

 

 

 

Customary Units of Volume

 

1 Gallon = 4 quarts = 8 pints = 16 cups= 128 fluid ounces

 

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Customary Units of Weight (Mass)

 

The smallest unit of mass is ounces (oz).  A slice of bread is about one ounce.  It is very light.  

 

1 pound = 16 ounces

1 Ton = 2,000 pounds = 32,000 ounces