Terminology Used in Math Measurements
List of Measurements vocabulary.Click the below words to see the vocabulary explanation.
1) What is RULLER
A ruler can be defined as a tool or device used to measure and draw straight .
2) What is LENGTH
Length is the distance from one end to the other end of an object.
3) What is HEIGHT
A measure of how tall something is.
4) What is INCH
The smallest unit of length in the customary system. 1 inch = 2.54 centimeters.
5) What is PERIMETER
The distance around the outside of a figure
The perimeter of a rectangle whose length is 18 feet and width is 5 feet is: 18+5+18+5 = 46 feet.
6) What is CIRCUMFERENCE
The distance around a circle
The circumference of a circle whose radius is 4 inches is: 2π(4) = 8p inches or approximately 25.12 inches.
7) What is AREA
The number of square units inside a 2-dimensional figure
The area of a rectangle whose length is 18 feet and width is 5 feet is: 18×5 = 90 square feet.
8) What is VOLUME
The number of cubic units inside a 3-dimensional figure
The volume of a rectangular prism whose length is 10 feet, width is 4 feet, and height is 2 feet is: 10×4×2 = 80 cubic feet.
9) What is RADIUS
A line segment that runs from the center of the circle to somewhere on the circle
10) What is CHORD
A line segment that runs from somewhere on the circle to another place on the circle
11) What is DIAMETER
A chord that passes through the center of the circle
12) What is CAPACITY
Maximum quantity a container can hold when full.
13) What is CENTIMETER
A unit of length in the metric system which is equal to 0.01 meter or 1/100 of 1 meter. It is represented by "cm" in short form.
14) What is CUP
The cup is a unit of measurement for volume, used in cooking to measure liquids.
15) What is CUSTOMARY SYSTEM
A system of measurement where length is measured in inches,feet,yards,and miles.capacity in cups,pints,quarts,and gallons; weight in ounces,pounds,and tons; and temperature in degrees Fahrenheit.
16) What is DECIMETER
A metric unit of length. 1 decimeter = 10 centimeters. 10 decimeters = 1 meter.
17) What is DEKAMETER
A unit of length equal. 1 dekameter = 10 meters.
18) What is EQUAL SHARES
Having the same quantity,measure or value as another part.
19) What is FLUID OUNCE
A fluid ounce is a unit of liquid capacity equal to 1/20 of a pint or 1/160 of an Imperial gallon in the imperial system or 1/16 of a US liquid pint or 1/128 of a US gallon in the US system.
20) What is FOOT
A unit of length in the customary system. 1 foot = 12 inches, 1 foot = 30.48 centimeters..
21) What is GALLON
A customary unit of volume for liquid measure. 1 gallon = 4 quarts.
22) What is GRAM
A metric unit of mass (weight). 1,000 grams = 1 kilogram .
23) What is HALF GALLON
Half of a gallon = 2 quarts (approximately 1.9 liters).
24) What is KILOGRAM
A metric measure of mass abbreviated as kg. 1 kg = 1,000 grams.
25) What is KILOMETER
A metric unit of distance equal to 1,000 meters.
26) What is OUNCE
Imperial measure of weight. Abbreviated as oz. Equivalent to 28.35 grams.
27) What is LITER
A metric unit of volume mostly used to measure liquids. The abbreviation is L. 1 liter (L) = 1,000 milliliters (ml).
28) What is MILLILITER
A metric unit used to measure capacity,which is equivalent to 1/1,000 of 1 liter.
29) What is MASS
A measure of how much matter is in an object. Usually measured in grams, kilograms, tonnes in the metric system.
30) What is MILE
A custmoary unit of length equal to 5,280 feet. It is equal to 1.6093 km. It is a large unit that is used to denote distance between cities, length of rivers and roads.
31) What is MEASURE
Finding a number that shows the size or amount of something.
32) What is MEASURING TAPE
A measuring tape is a flexible form of ruler. It is usually a ribbon of cloth, plastic, fiber glass, or metal strip with linear-measurement markings.
33) What is TON
A metric unit for measuring mass. 1 ton = 1000 kg.
34) What is YARD
A unit of linear measurement in the customary system equal to 3 feet (36 inches).
35) What is YARDSTICK
A graduated measuring stick one yard in length.
36) What is BIGGER
Larger in size.