Worksheet: Converting and Comparing Length: Customary Units

In this worksheet, we will practice how to convert customary units of length, such as feet, inches, yards, and miles, and compare them to solve real-world problems.

Q1:

How many feet are there in 98 yards?

Q2:

Fill in the blanks: 623=inftin.

  • A51, 572
  • B207, 2
  • C51, 11
  • D207, 416
  • E62, 3

Q3:

Fill in the blanks: 970 ft = in.

Q4:

How many feet are there in 2 mi?

Q5:

If Mason threw his javelin 102 feet during practice, determine, in inches and yards, how far he threw his javelin.

  • A 1,224 in, 34 yd
  • B 1,224 in, 408 yd
  • C 306 in, 9 yd
  • D 306 in, 26 yd
  • E 34 in, 1,224 yd

Q6:

Complete the following: 1247=ftin.

  • A 3 7 5 7
  • B 2 4 4 7
  • C 1 5 0 6 7
  • D 1 1 2 1
  • E 4 4 2 1

Q7:

Complete the following: 90=inyd.

  • A 5 2
  • B 1 5 2
  • C270
  • D3,240
  • E1,080

Q8:

How many yards are there in 47 ft?

  • A 1 1 3 4 yd
  • B141 yd
  • C 1 5 2 3 yd
  • D 2 3 1 2 yd
  • E47 yd

Q9:

Complete the following: 56=miyd.

Q10:

Fill in the blanks: 304=ydin.

Q11:

Fill in the blanks: 1,697=inydin.

  • A141, 5
  • B47, 5
  • C 141, 1,556
  • D565, 2
  • E 47, 1,650

Q12:

What is the maximum number of yards in 427 ft and how many feet are left over?

  • A 35 yd, 392 ft
  • B 42 yd, 7 ft
  • C 142 yd, 1 ft
  • D 35 yd, 7 ft
  • E 142 yd, 285 ft

Q13:

How many feet are there in 147 yd?

Q14:

What fraction of a yard is twenty-eight inches? Express the answer in the simplest form.

  • A 3 7
  • B 6 7
  • C 7 6
  • D 7 3
  • E 7 9

Q15:

Fill in the blanks: 5,214=ftrd.

Q16:

Matthew runs an average of 3,406 yards a day. Find how far is he expected to run in 3 days to the nearest half mile.

  • A 1 , 1 3 5 1 2 mi
  • B58 mi
  • C2 mi
  • D 5 8 0 1 2 mi
  • E6 mi

Q17:

When Olivia was flying from one city to another, the pilot announced that they were flying at 31,020 feet. First determine how many miles this is. Then find how many more feet they would need to climb to reach an altitude of 9 miles.

  • A 1 7 5 8 mi, 31,011 ft
  • B 36,300 mi, 16,500 ft
  • C 5 7 8 mi, 16,500 ft
  • D 1 7 5 8 mi, 15,180 ft
  • E 5 7 8 mi, 31,011 ft

Q18:

Complete the following: 60+15=rdftft.

Q19:

What is the maximum number of rods in 1,388 feet and how many ft are left over?

  • A 252 rd, 2 ft
  • B 84 rd, 1,304 ft
  • C 84 rd, 2 ft
  • D 252 rd, 1,136 ft
  • E 462 rd, 2 ft

Q20:

Complete the following with the maximum number of miles and the remainder in rods: 1,645 rd.

  • A 5, 1,640
  • B45, 25
  • C16, 45
  • D 45, 1,600
  • E5, 45

Q21:

Complete the following with the maximum number of miles and the remainder in feet: 1,776 rd = mift.

  • A107, 11
  • B 107, 1,669
  • C5, 176
  • D 5, 2,904
  • E322, 83

Q22:

Which is greater, 61 inches or 345 feet?

  • A61 feet
  • B 3 4 5 inches

Q23:

Complete the following: 134=ydin.

  • A 5 1 4
  • B63
  • C 7 4 8
  • D21
  • E 7 1 4 4

Q24:

The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in New York City connects Brooklyn and Staten Island. The distance between its towers is 4,260 feet. There are 3 feet in a yard. What is the distance between its towers in yards?

Q25:

Fill in the blanks: 378=ydft.

  • A 6 7 8
  • B 1 1 5 8
  • C 4 6 1 2
  • D 1 7 2 4
  • E 3 1 9 6

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