# ✩ Conversions: length

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Conversions: length
Units of length
12 inches
1 foot
3 feet
1 yard
5,280 feet
1 mile
1,760 yards
1 mile
Brian’s rope is 60 inches long.
How many feet long is it?
60 ÷ 12 = 5
5 feet long
This conversion table shows how to
convert inches, feet, yards, and miles.
Neilika’s rope is 3 yards long.
How many inches long is it?
3x3=9
9 x 12 = 108
9 feet long
108 inches long
Convert each measurement to feet.
36 inches
48 inches
72 inches
27 feet
36 feet
Convert each measurement to inches.
12 feet
4 feet
8 feet
5 feet
Convert each measurement to feet.
6 yards
2 yards
7 yards
5 yards
4 miles
1 mile
12 inches
Convert each measurement to yards.
12 feet
6 feet
Convert each measurement.
4 yards
5 yards
inches
inches
15,840 feet
31,680 feet
miles
miles
feet
1,760 yards
mile
inches
3,520 yards
miles
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Conversions: length
Units of length
12 inches
1 foot
3 feet
1 yard
5,280 feet
1 mile
1,760 yards
1 mile
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This conversion table shows how to
convert inches, feet, yards, and miles.
Brian’s rope is 60 inches long.
How many feet long is it?
2
7
6
9 feet long
108 inches long
3x3=9
9 x 12 = 108
1
7
0
Neilika’s rope is 3 yards long.
How many inches long is it?
5 feet long
60 ÷ 12 = 5
4
1
8
36 inches
36 ÷ 12 = 3
12 inches
12 ÷ 12 = 1
48 inches
48 ÷ 12 = 4
72 inches
72 ÷ 12 = 6
3 feet
1 foot
4 feet
6 feet
1
27 feet
27 ÷ 3 = 9
36 feet
36 ÷ 3 = 12
3
Convert each measurement to feet.
9 yards
12 yards
8 feet
8 x 12 = 96
5 feet
5 x 12 = 60
144 inches
96 inches
60 inches
Convert each measurement to feet.
2 yards
6 yards
2x3=6
6 x 3 = 18
4
7 yards
7 x 3 = 21
5 yards
5 x 3 = 15
9
6 feet
21 feet
15 feet
4 yards
4 x 3 x 12 = 144
5 yards
5 x 3 x 12 = 180
4 miles
1 mile
4 x 5,280 = 21,120
1 x 5,280 x 12 = 63,360
144 inches
180 inches
21,120 feet
63,360 inches
Convert each measurement to inches.
12 feet
4 feet
12 x 12 = 144
4 x 12 = 48
48 inches
18 feet
9
2
Convert each measurement.
1,760 yards
1760 ÷ 1760 = 1
3520 ÷ 1760 = 2
3 miles
6 miles
1 mile
2 miles
8
2
85
7
3,520 yards
3
31,680 feet
31,680 ÷ 5,280 = 6
2
15,840 feet
15,840 ÷ 5,280 = 3
3
4 yards
2 yards
5
Convert each measurement to yards.
12 feet
6 feet
12 ÷ 3 = 4
6÷3=2
9
0
3
4
1
6
9
7
If children are confused whether to multiply or divide, have them
whether the new unit is a longer or a shorter unit. If the unit is longer, there
will be fewer of them, so division will be the appropriate operation to use.
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