# Ch 9: Saxon Algebra 1: Conversion by Unit Multipliers

### About This Chapter

## How It Works:

- Identify the lessons in the Saxon Conversion by Unit Multipliers chapter with which you need help.
- Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
- Watch fun videos that cover the conversion topics you need to learn or review.
- Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
- If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

## Students will learn:

- English system of measurement
- Unit conversion in the English system of measurement
- Using multiple unit multipliers in the English system
- Converting metric units
- Using multiple unit multipliers in the metric system
- Common conversions
- Converting weight

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### 1. English System Of Measurement: Definition, History, Advantages & Disadvantages

Yards, feet, inches, pounds, quarts, and miles are all part of the English system of measures. Learn more of its fascinating history and why most of the world has moved from this system to the modern metric system.

### 2. How to Convert Units in the English System of Measurement

In this lesson, we will learn how to convert one unit of measurement in the English measurement system, as measured in distance, area, and volume, to another unit of measurement.

### 3. Multiple Unit Multipliers: English System of Measurement

Unit multipliers are a great tool for converting units. In this lesson, we will explore using multiple unit multipliers to convert units within the English system of measurement through definition and examples.

### 4. 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.

### 5. Multiple Unit Multipliers: Metric System of Measurement

Unit multipliers are a great tool for when you want to convert from one unit to another. This lesson will review unit multipliers in the metric system, and we will look at how to use multiple unit multipliers when unit conversion is more involved.

### 6. Common Unit Conversions

Watch this video lesson, and you will become a pro at converting between inches and feet, between feet and yards, and between quarts and gallons. Learn the special numbers involved in each conversion.

### 7. Converting Weight in Metric & U.S. Customary Systems

You may think that converting weight measurements from one system to another is tricky, but after watching this video lesson, you will be ready to convert any kind of weight measurement you encounter.

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### Other Chapters

Other chapters within the Saxon Algebra 1 Homeschool: Online Textbook Help course

- Saxon Algebra 1: Operations With Whole Numbers
- Saxon Algebra 1: Fractions
- Saxon Algebra 1: Decimal Numbers
- Saxon Algebra 1: Graphs on the Coordinate Plane
- Saxon Algebra 1: Sets
- Saxon Algebra 1: Real Numbers
- Saxon Algebra 1: Number Theory
- Saxon Algebra 1: Properties of Real Numbers
- Saxon Algebra 1: Ratio, Rate & Proportion
- Saxon Algebra 1: Percent
- Saxon Algebra 1: Exponents
- Saxon Algebra 1: Roots
- Saxon Algebra 1: Probability
- Saxon Algebra 1: Statistics
- Saxon Algebra 1: Simplifying Expressions
- Saxon Algebra 1: Polynomials
- Saxon Algebra 1: Simplifying Rational Expressions
- Saxon Algebra 1: Simplifying and Solving Equations
- Saxon Algebra 1: Linear Equations
- Saxon Algebra 1: Quadratic Equations
- Saxon Algebra 1: Other Types of Equations
- Saxon Algebra 1: Understanding Functions
- Saxon Algebra 1: Lines, Points, Segments, and Planes
- Saxon Algebra 1: Angles
- Saxon Algebra 1: Polygons
- Saxon Algebra 1: Circles
- Saxon Algebra 1: Triangles
- Saxon Algebra 1: Geometric Solids
- Saxon Algebra 1: Perimeter and Circumference
- Saxon Algebra 1: Area
- Saxon Algebra 1: Surface Area and Volume
- Saxon Algebra 1: Pythagorean Theorem