# 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.

Definition

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

Science

PH.2

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.