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Measurements - Feet and Yards

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Measurements - Feet and Yards

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What is a measurement? A measurement is a means of defining an object using a fixed set of assigned numbers or other forms to convey size. In the U.S., most measurements begin with the use of a ruler. A ruler is divided in inches. The standard sized ruler has twelve equal sized inches on it. The full twelve inches is equal to one foot.

When a large area is being measured, such as a football field, measuring it in inches would take quite some time so, instead of inches we would jump up to measuring in feet. Again, every twelve inches would equal a foot. This too, however, would take some time in measuring the field. That is when we jump up to the next standard or fixed measurement referred to as a “yard”.

A yard is a measurement that is equal to three (3) feet. 3 feet x 12 inches = 36 inches - therefore, a yard is equal to 36 inches. A football field is 100 yards long. If it is 100 yards long, how many feet would that equal? To find the answer you would multiply 100 yards by 3 feet or 100 x 3 = 300 feet long. To then find how many inches are in 300 feet you multiply 300 x 12 = 3,600 inches.

If you have 60 feet and you wanted to convert that into yards, you would divide 60 feet by 3 yards or 60 ÷ 3 = 20 - so 60 feet is the same as or equal to 20 yards.

1.
94 feet = _____ yards
29 yards 4 feet
29 yards 7 feet
30 yards
31 yards 1 foot
To convert feet into yards we must divide the number by 3 or 94 ÷ 3 = 31 with a remainder of 1 giving us 31 yards 1 foot. Answer (d) is the correct answer
2.
15 yards = _____ feet
35
45
50
55
To convert yards into feet we multiply the number by 3 or 15 x 3 = 45 feet. Answer (b) is the correct answer
3.
20 yards 2 feet = ______ feet
62
42
72
32
To convert yards into feet we multiply the number of yards by 3 or 20 x 3 = 60 feet. We then add the remaining 2 feet to get 60 + 2 = 62 feet. Answer (a) is the correct answer
4.
19 yards = _____ feet
38
47
57
64
To convert yards into feet we multiply the number by 3 or 19 x 3 = 57 feet. Answer (c) is the correct answer
5.
11 yards = _____ feet
23
33
43
53
To convert yards into feet we multiply the number by 3 or 11 x 3 = 33 feet. Answer (b) is the correct answer
6.
77 feet = _____ yards
25 yards 2 feet
23 yards 3 feet
21 yards 1 foot
21 yards 2 feet
To convert feet into yards we must divide the number by 3 or 77 ÷ 3 = 25 with a remainder of 2 giving us 25 yards 2 feet - Answer (a) is the correct answer
7.
87 feet = _____ yards
21
24
27
29
To convert feet into yards we divide the number by 3 or 87 ÷ 3 = 29 yards. Answer (d) is the correct answer
8.
63 feet = ____ yards
18
19
20
21
To convert feet into yards we must divide the number by 3 or 63 ÷ 3 = 21 yards. Answer (d) is the correct answer
9.
12 yards 1 foot = _____ feet
13
25
37
41
To convert yards into feet we multiply the number of yards by 3 or 12 x 3 = 36 feet. We then add the remaining foot to get 36 + 1 = 37 feet. Answer (c) is the correct answer
10.
54 feet = ____ yards
13
15
18
21
To convert feet into yards we divide the number by 3 or 54 ÷ 3 = 18 yards. Answer (c) is the correct answer
Author:  Christine G. Broome

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