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Remember the Reading Check problems for each section.

Section 8.1 # 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 15, 19, 21, 29, 33, 35, 39, 47

Section 8.2 # 1, 5, 11, 23, 33, 35, 37, 39, 43, 45, 57, 59

Section 8.3 # 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 23, 25, 27, 29

Section 8.4 # 3, 5, 9, 11, 15, 21, 23, 27, 29, 31, 35, 37, 41, 65, 67, 69, 73

Section 8.5 # 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 25, 65

Section 8.6 # 27, 33, 37, 47, 49

Also try the Translating for Success on page 497.

1. 1 foot is how many yards?

1 3 1/3 1/9

2. 7.1 miles is how many feet?

744 feet 2,231 feet 8,924 feet 37,488 feet

3. 5,280 yards is how many miles?

3 miles 36 miles 1,760 miles 15,840 miles

4. An index card is 0.27 mm thick. What is that thickness in centimeters?

0.027 cm 0.27 cm 2.7 cm 27 cm

5. An index card is 0.27 mm thick. What is that thickness in meters?

270 m 0.027 m 0.0027 m 0.00027 m

6. A football field is 4,844 cm wide. What is that width in yards?

about 44.27 yards about 52.99 yards about 4,427 yards about 5,299 yards

7. 80 ounces is how many pounds?

5 pounds 6 2/3 pounds 8 pounds 1,280 pounds

8.5,200 grams is how many kilograms?

5.2 kg 52 kg 52,000 kg 520,000 kg

9. One gallon is how many fluid ounces?

48 fluid ounces 64 fluid ounces 96 fluid ounces 128 fluid ounces

10. 806 liters is how many milliliters?

0.806 mL 8.06 mL 80,600 mL 806,000 mL none of the above

11. 86 degrees Celsius is what temperature in degrees Fahrenheit?

about 30 degrees Fahrenheit about 80 degrees Fahrenheit
about 97 degrees Fahrenheit about 123 degrees Fahrenheit
about 187 degrees Fahrenheit about 212 degrees Fahrenheit

12. 44 degrees Fahrenheit is what temperature in degrees Celsius?

about 7 degrees Celsius about 22 degrees Celsius
about 47 degrees Celsius about 56 degrees Celsius
about 111 degrees Celsius about 137 degrees Celsius

13. An allergy shot of 0.5 cc is how many milliliters of liquid?

0.05 mL 0.5 mL 5 mL

14. Fifteen days is how many hours?

160 hours 360 hours 625 hours

15. A plane flying 6,500 feet per minute is going about how many miles per hour?

74 miles per hour 572 miles per hour 1,300 miles per hour

16. Including the end zones, a football field is 360 feet long and 160 feet wide. If you run three laps around a football field, about what percentage of a mile do you run?

10% 20% 30% 60%

17. You want to buy Sculpey III modeling clay online. At amazon.com it costs $7.29 for 8 ounces. At amazon.co.uk it costs £2.20 for 57 grams. 1 ounce ≈ 28.35 grams. If £1 ≈ $1.57, which is a better buy?

$7.29 for 8 ounces £2.20 for 57 grams