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Ch 8: NYSTCE CQST: Weights & Measures

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Let us help you correctly study for the NYSTCE CQST exam. We have created an interactive chapter, which will help improve your ability to answer weight and measurement problems.

NYSTCE CQST: Weights & Measures - Chapter Summary

As you look through the lessons in this chapter of our study guide, you can better your understanding of weights and measures. Some topics that addressed in this chapter to help you prepare for the NYSTCE CQST exam include:

  • Length, weight, time and capacity
  • Converting standard units of measure
  • Performing basic operations with measurements
  • The metric system
  • Measuring capacity

Look through each lesson in this chapter to pick up useful math skills that will be needed to do well on the NYSTCE CQST exam. Learning is fun and easy because all of our lessons have a video format. The videos range from 5-10 minutes, and you can even get help from our instructors if you are struggling with a measuring or weight topic. After working your way through this chapter, use our quizzes to gauge your knowledge.

5 Lessons in Chapter 8: NYSTCE CQST: Weights & Measures
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
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.

U.S. Customary Units to Measure Capacity

5. U.S. Customary Units to Measure Capacity

After watching this video lesson, you will know how capacity or volume is measured in the U.S. You will know the units that are used as well as how to convert between the units.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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