Unit Analysis (quiz)~ amdm
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Approximately 4.5 liters of blood circulates in the body of the average human adult. How many quarts of blood does the average person have? Use the conversion equivalency 1 gallon = 3.785 liters and 4 quarts = 1 gallon.
a. 4.76 quarts of blood
b. 1.2 quarts of blood
c. 9.5 quarts of blood
d. 1.05 quarts of blood
A. 4.76 quarts of blood
The distance between New York City, New York and Los Angeles, California is approximately 4485 kilometers. What is the distance between these two major cities in miles? Use the conversion equivalency of 1 mile = 1.609 kilometers and round to the nearest mile.
a. 7217 miles
b. 7216 miles
c. 2787 miles
d. 2788 miles
NOT B, might be D
Find each unit rate.
140 mi in 3.5 h
a. 40 mi per h c. 0.03 mi per h
b. 143.5 mi per h d. 35 mi per h
A. 40 mi per h
In the Himalaya Mountains along the border of Tibet and Nepal, Mount Everest reaches a record height of 29,035 feet. How high is Mt. Everest in miles? Use the conversion equivalency of 1 mile = 5280 feet.
a. 5.5 miles
b. 5 miles
c. 6 miles
d. 3.5 miles
A. 5.5 miles
To estimate the number of people in Springfield, population 10,000, who have a swimming pool in their backyard, 250 people were interviewed. Of those polled, 119 had a swimming pool. How many people in the city might one expect to have a swimming pool? (Round to the nearest whole number, if necessary.)
a. 4760 people c. 21,008 people
b. 3 people d. 476 people
NOT B, might be D
To estimate the size of the grizzly bear population in a national park, rangers tagged and released 12 grizzly bears into the park. A few months later, 2 out of 21 grizzly bears sighted were tagged. Assuming the population of tagged bears in the population, estimate the number of grizzly bears in the population of this national park.
a. 24 grizzly bears
b. 126 grizzly bears
c. 252 grizzly bears
d. 22 grizzly bears
B. 126 grizzly bears
It is recommended that there be at least 15.9 square feet of ground space in a garden for every newly planted shrub. A garden is 37.1 feet by 15 feet. Find the maximum number of shrubs the garden can accommodate.
a. 185 shrubs c. 35 shrubs
b. 12 shrubs d. 2 shrubs
C. 35 shrubs
The following places are three of the wettest locations on Earth. For each site, determine the rainfall in centimeters per year and fill in the missing information. Use the conversion equivalency of 2.54 centimeters (cm) = 1 inch.
a. 1186.18 cm, 1177.29 cm, 1041.4 cm
b. 183.86 cm, 182.48 cm, 161.4 cm
c. 1006 cm, 946 cm, 997.1 cm
d. 854.86 cm, 931.55 cm, 812.9 cm
Canceling units is also called:
a. changing the value c. multiplication
b. unit analysis d. making connections
B. unit analysis
The scale on a map states that 1 centimeter corresponds to 20 kilometers. On the map, two cities are 0.3 cm apart. Find the actual distance.
a. 6 km c. 0.6 km
b. 600 km d. 60 km
A. 6 km
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