# FREE College Math Placement Measurement Question and Answers

#### Which of the following units is most likely to be used to gauge the volume of water in a bathtub?

Explanation:

Liters are units of measurement that are suitable for the size of a bathtub. While milliliters are another unit of capacity measurement, they are too little for such a huge container.

#### If one inch is equal to 2.54 centimeters, how tall is a man who is 76 inches?

Explanation:

The measurement in centimeters can be calculated using the ratio 1/2.54=76/x. In order to find x, enter x = 193.04.

Height of the man is 193.04 cm.

#### Carla is carrying three pieces of paper. The first piece is 1 yard and 2 feet 6 inches long, the second is 2 yards and 1 feet 5 inches long, and the third is 4 yards and 2 feet 8 inches long. How much materials does Carla possess?

Explanation:

The total length of the material, which can also be expressed as 7 yd, 6 ft, 7 in or 9 ft, 7 in, is 7 yd, 5 ft, 19 in.

#### What length in inches is most similar to the following if a match box is 0.17 feet long?

Explanation:

0.17 feet is equivalent to 2.04 inches. The length, expressed in inches, can be calculated using the ratio 0.17/x=1/12.

The length that comes closest to this measurement is 2.1875 inches.

#### A room that is 10 feet broad and 12 feet long needs to be carpeted. How much would it cost? The carpet has a square yard price of $12.51.

Explanation:

The square footage of the room is equivalent to 120 feet, or the product of 10 feet and 12 feet. The entire cost is equal to the product of the room's area, or 13.3 yd' and $12.51, because 120 ft' = 13.3 yd' (the cost per square yard).

The cost of carpeting the room is $166.80.

#### If the steam cleaners charge 10 cents per square foot, how much would it cost in dollars to steam clean a room that is W yards wide and L yards long?

Explanation:

The area can be expressed as either A = WL in yards or A = 9WL in feet. As a result, the fee is the product of 9WL and 0.10, or 0.9WL.

#### The calories in a slice of bread are 80. How many calories are there in 2 ½ slices of bread?

Explanation:

The formula 1/80=(2 1/2)/x can be used to calculate how many calories are in 2 1/2 slices of bread. x = 200 is obtained by solving for x.

Two and a half pieces of bread have 200 calories each.