# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Precision Machining Technology I Task 8104174

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Convert standard measurements to the metric system.


Conversions should include
  • describing the significance of the task in the industry
  • listing common standard and metric measurements
  • identifying the associated equations
  • converting fractions to decimals and vice versa.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Why is it important to convert between systems?
  • How many millimeters are in an inch?
  • What is the formula for converting inches to millimeters?

Related Standards of Learning



The student will investigate and understand how to analyze and interpret data. Key concepts include
  1. a description of a physical problem is translated into a mathematical statement in order to find a solution;
  2. relationships between physical quantities are determined using the shape of a curve passing through experimentally obtained data;
  3. the slope of a linear relationship is calculated and includes appropriate units;
  4. interpolated, extrapolated, and analyzed trends are used to make predictions; and
  5. situations with vector quantities are analyzed utilizing trigonometric or graphical methods.