# Ch 40: Measurement and the Metric System

Study methods for working with metric units, scales and measures to prepare for the GED exam's mathematical reasoning section. Video lessons and quizzes can help you examine standard units of measure, conversion factors and other topics covered on this high school equivalency exam.

## Measurement and the Metric System - Chapter Summary

Use this chapter to find out what the metric system is used for and prepare for mathematical reasoning GED questions on this topic. Lessons can teach you how to:

• Understand standard units of measure
• Convert between units in the metric system
• Perform basic operations with measurements
• Read and interpret scales and measures

Whether you choose to access lessons in the form of short videos or corresponding transcripts, both formats break down chapter content into manageable portions. You can use these materials along with the self-assessment quizzes to explore subjects covered on this part of the GED exam and determine which areas you need to brush up on before test day.

### Measurement and the Metric System - Chapter Objectives

If you're an adult learner, passing scores on the GED exam can be used to earn a high school equivalency diploma and meet minimum educational requirements for a job or postsecondary training program. The exam's mathematical reasoning portion is one of four test sections. It lasts 115 minutes and includes 46 questions appearing in multiple-choice, matching and fill-in-the blank formats, among others.

Approximately half of these test questions assess your quantitative problem-solving skills, while the remaining questions test your ability to solve problems algebraically. Take advantage of the lessons included in this chapter to prepare for questions that ask you to be familiar with units used to measure length, weight, time and capacity. Our instructors can also help you learn methods for adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing various units of measure and converting between them.

7 Lessons in Chapter 40: Measurement and the Metric System
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