DIMINSIONAL ANALYSIS FACT SHEET

Time Units
Weights and Masses
Volume Measurements

DISTANCE UNITS

Parsec = 1.91738 X 1013 miles
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Rod = 16.5 feet -exactly
Rod = 25.000 links
Football field = 100 yards -exactly
Soccer field = 100 meters -exactly
-exactly
Fathom = 6 feet -exactly
Yard = 3 feet -exactly
foot = 12 inches -exactly
inch = 2.54 centimeters -exactly
centimeter = 10 millimeters -exactly
decimeter = 10 centimeters -exactly
meter = 100 centimeters -exactly <--Memorize

dekameter = 10 meters -exactly
kilometer = 1000 meters -exactly <--Memorize

Walking pace (avg) = 31.00 inches


(on a calculator 31/3 = 3.333333333333 ...approximately)
Light year = 9.467 X 1015 meters
Barn = 10
-24 meters -exactly
League = 3 miles
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1 mile = 5280 feet
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1 cubit = 20 inches (Actually, there are several different types of cubits with different lengths ranging from 17 to 22 inches.)
rod2 = 1.00000400417 Perch

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TIME UNITS

millennium = 1,000 years -exactly
century = 100 years
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decade = 10 years
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year = 365.25 days
day = 24 hours
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hour = 60 minutes
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minute = 60 seconds
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fortnight = 14 days-exactly
score = 20 years
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WEIGHTS & METRIC MASSES

Pound = 16 ounces -exactly
Ton = 2000 pounds
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Tonne = 1000 kilograms (metric ton)
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Gram = 1000 milligrams
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Kilogram = 1000 grams
-exactly <--Memorize
Kilogram = 2.05 pounds
Pounds = 453.5923 grams
Dram = 60 grains
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Pound = 7000 grains
-exactly0.138254954376
Poundal = 0.138254954376 Newtons -exactly

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VOLUME MEASUREMENTS


1 liter = 1000 milliliters -exactly
2 liters = 66.628 ounces
1 gallon = 128 ounces
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1000 milliliter3 = cm
3 -exactly
1 milliliter = 20 drops
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2 pints = 1 quart
4 quarts = 1 gallon
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by Tony Wayne ...(If you are a teacher, please feel free to use these resources in your teaching.)