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

# 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?

## 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.