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Ch 24: THEA Test: Units of Measurement

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Watch short video lessons to get a better grasp of units of measurement. You can use this comprehensive overview to enhance your preparations for the THEA test in Texas.

THEA Test: Units of Measurement - Chapter Summary

This chapter offers a variety of resources that can help strengthen your knowledge of units of measurement as you study for the THEA test. Reviewing the lessons will ensure that you can answer questions that address:

  • Analyzing standard units of measurement for length, weight, time and capacity
  • Converting standard units of measurement
  • Performing basic operations with measurement
  • Understanding the units and conversion of the metric system
  • Knowing how to convert units in the metric system
  • Taking measurements with scales, meters and gauges

You can review the videos from your computer or watch them on the go via your smartphone or tablet. Expert instructors provide you with the definitions and examples you need to fully understand and address units of measurement on the exam.

THEA Test: Units of Measurement Chapter Objectives

The THEA test gauges the math, reading and writing comprehension of students interested in gaining admission to Texas public colleges and universities. This Units of Measurement chapter is designed to make studying for the test easier by highlighting topics that you'll find on the math section of the exam. This section consists of 50 multiple-choice questions that examine geometry, algebra, fundamental math and problem solving.

Feel better about your chances of earning a passing score of 230 or higher on the math section by reviewing the lessons. You can brush up on your knowledge of lesson concepts by watching this chapter's videos and reviewing its transcripts. To access questions similar in content and format to those on the test, take self-assessment quizzes and the chapter exam.

6 Lessons in Chapter 24: THEA Test: Units of 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 Take Measurements with Scales, Meters & Gauges

6. How to Take Measurements with Scales, Meters & Gauges

In the real world, we take measurements all the time. Measurements are taken when you drive and when you weigh yourself, for example. Watch this video lesson to learn how you can take measurements of things that are important.

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