Express customary capacity measurements in terms of a smaller unit, recording measurement equivalents in a two-column table. Solve one-step word problems that require customary capacity unit conversion.
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Use a gallon, quart, pint, and cup container and water to answer the following question.
a. What do you notice about the relationship between the capacity of a gallon and the capacity of a quart?
b. What do you notice about the relationship between the capacity of a quart and the capacity of a pint?
c. What do you notice about the relationship between the capacity of a pint and the capacity of a cup?
d. What do you notice about the relationship between the capacity of a cup and the capacity of a fluid ounce?
Fill in the following conversion tables.
Joseph is told to dissolve a medicine he has to take in 1 pint 4 ounces of water. He has a measuring cup marked in ounces. How many ounces of water should he pour?
Dominica’s mom signs up to bring a gallon of fruit punch to the family potluck. She plans to use the following recipe:
This fruit punch is super sweet and yummy, and everyone at your party will love it!
Will this recipe yield a gallon of fruit punch? If not, how much more fruit punch would she need to make? If so, how much more than a gallon will she have?
Complete the table.
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