# Basic Arithmetic : Unit Multipliers

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : Unit Multipliers

How many minutes are in a  hours?

minutes

minutes

minutes

minutes

minutes

Explanation:

Knowing that there are 60 minutes in an hour, multiply that amount by the total number of hours (3.5):

minutes

### Example Question #2 : Unit Multipliers

If I want  yards of fabric, how many inches will I have?

inches

inches

inches

inches

inches

Explanation:

1. Find out how many feet you have:

Knowing that there are 3 feet in a yard, you have 3 x 4 yards = 12 feet of fabric.

2. Find out how many inches you have:

Knowing that there are 12 inches in a foot, you have 12 x 12 inches=144 inches of fabric.

### Example Question #3 : Unit Multipliers

A football player ran  yards with the football before he was tackled. How many feet did he run?

Explanation:

Since there are 3 feet to a yard, multiply the number of yards by 3.

### Example Question #4 : Unit Multipliers

How many days are in  hours?

Explanation:

There are 24 hours in a day. To find out how many days are in 432 hours, divide that value by 24, the total number of hours in a day.

### Example Question #2 : Unit Multipliers

How many centimeters are in  meters?

Explanation:

There are  centimeters in  meter.

### Example Question #3 : Unit Multipliers

How many inches are in  yards?

Explanation:

First, convert yards to feet.

Now, convert feet to inches.

### Example Question #4 : Unit Multipliers

How many hours are in  minutes?

Explanation:

Because there are 60 minutes in an hour, divide 540 by 60.

### Example Question #8 : Unit Multipliers

Lucy measured that she needs  feet of wood to build her new bed. How many inches of wood should she buy?

Explanation:

To convert from feet to inches, multiply by 12.

### Example Question #5 : Unit Multipliers

How many minutes are there in  days?

Explanation:

First, convert the number of days into number of hours.

Next, convert the hours into minutes.

### Example Question #6 : Unit Multipliers

How many feet are in  miles?

feet

feet

feet

feet

feet