# Ch 5: PLACE Mathematics: Measurements & Conversions

Find out which units to use when taking measurements, and discover how to convert standard units to metric or vice versa. Review the video lessons in this chapter and let us help you get ready for the PLACE Mathematics exam.

## PLACE Mathematics: Measurements & Conversions - Chapter Summary

In science and mathematics, we measure many different variables, including length, depth, volume, and distance. In this chapter, the video lessons explain how to select the unit of measurement that best describes each of these variables. In addition, the lessons also cover steps for converting units, which you will need to know for questions on the PLACE Mathematics exam. This chapter has been constructed to teach you about the following topics:

• Units of measurement (standard and metric)
• Unit conversion
• Currency conversion and exchange rates
• The analysis of dimensions
• Scientific notation related to measurements

Our video lessons are short and to the point, which ensures that you will absorb as much information as possible. Re-watch these videos as many times as you like, and read through lesson transcripts to identify key words and definitions. You can even evaluate how well you have learned the materials by taking quizzes at the end of each lesson, as well as by taking the chapter exam. Using our quizzes and exams may also be good practice as you get closer to taking the PLACE Mathematics exam.

### PLACE Mathematics: Measurements & Conversions Objectives

The multiple-choice question PLACE Mathematics exam is used to test Colorado teachers and make sure that their teaching skills meet state academic standards. One of the five key mathematics areas on this exam covers measurements and geometry, and some of the objectives from that section include accounting for inaccuracies in measurements, converting units, and solving measurement-based equations. The video lessons in this chapter addresses these objectives in detail, so completing this chapter can definitely prepare you to answer these types of questions on the PLACE Mathematics exam.

8 Lessons in Chapter 5: PLACE Mathematics: Measurements & Conversions
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Chapter Practice Exam
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