Ch 16: HSPT Test: Standard Measurement

About This Chapter

The short video lessons in this chapter can prepare you for questions related to standard measurement on the HSPT test. Watch the videos then gauge your understanding by taking lesson quizzes and a chapter exam.

HSPT Test: Standard Measurement - Chapter Summary

Review standard measurement by exploring the lessons in this chapter. In no time, you will be prepared for questions related to the following on the HSPT test:

  • Describing the standard units of measurement for length, weight, time and capacity
  • Converting standard units of measure
  • Performing basic operations with measurements
  • Sharing your understanding of the metric system
  • Demonstrating how to convert units in the metric system
  • Reading and interpreting scale drawings

You can review the lessons from the comfort of your home or on the go through your smartphone or tablet. Watch the lessons in their video format, or read full lesson transcripts you can print then use to highlight key information, take notes or add to an existing study guide.

HSPT Test: Standard Measurement Chapter Objectives

This primary objective of this chapter is to give you access to resources you can use to prepare for standard measurement questions on the HSPT test. Topics in the lessons are found in the math subtest of the exam. This subtest examines 8th grade students' ability to reason, perform arithmetic operations and apply math concepts to solve problems.

The test used for Catholic high school admissions, scholarship selection and curriculum placement. It consists of five total subtests: math, language, reading, verbal skills and quantitative skills. Make sure you're ready for standard measurement questions in the math subtest by reviewing the lessons in this chapter. You can assess how well you understand this subject area by taking short quizzes and a chapter exam.

6 Lessons in Chapter 16: HSPT Test: Standard Measurement
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Standard Units of Measurement for Length, Weight, Time & Capacity

1. Standard Units of Measurement for Length, Weight, Time & Capacity

Watch this video lesson to learn how to recognize the various units of measurement for length, weight, time and volume. Learn to recognize both U.S. units and metric units.

How to Convert Standard Units of Measure

2. How to Convert Standard Units of Measure

The United States uses pounds, miles, and Fahrenheit for measurements, but the rest of the world uses the metric system. This video lesson will help you to convert from one to the other easily, so you can understand kilometers and kilograms, too.

How to Perform Basic Operations with Measurements

3. How to Perform Basic Operations with Measurements

In this video lesson, you will learn how measurements are very much like variables when it comes to adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing them. You will also see examples of how they are done.

The Metric System: Units and Conversion

4. The Metric System: Units and Conversion

Just like you and your friend communicate using the same language, scientists all over the world need to use the same language when reporting the measurements they make. This language is called the metric system. In this lesson we will cover the metric units for length, mass, volume, density and temperature, and also discuss how to convert among them.

How to Convert Units in the Metric System

5. How to Convert Units in the Metric System

If you can make dinner, you can convert units in the metric system. It's that easy! In this lesson, you'll learn about the three key things you'll need to perform conversions.

How to Read and Interpret Scale Drawings

6. How to Read and Interpret Scale Drawings

Watch this video lesson to learn how scale drawings and legends are used on maps and blueprints. Learn skills that will serve you well when traveling and when looking at the blueprints of a car.

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