Students will determine the capacity or weight using metric and customary units of measure. Mass is not the same as weight.
Ben has a summer job working for a painter. One of his assignments is to transfer leftover paint from large 5-gallon buckets to smaller 1-gallon cans to keep the paint fresh. The painter had parts of several large buckets of red paint left from a bunch of different jobs. Determine to the nearest gallon how much paint was left.
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3.7 Geometry and measurement. The student applies mathematical process standards to select appropriate units, strategies, and tools to solve problems involving customary and metric measurement. The student is expected to:
(E) determine liquid volume (capacity) or weight using appropriate units and tools