MACHINE SHOP CALCULATION - OD1640 - LESSON 2/TASK 1
CONVERSION OF LINEAR
MEASUREMENTS FROM THE ENGLISH TO THE
METRIC SYSTEM AND FROM THE METRIC TO THE
ENGLISH SYSTEM; AND SOLVING PROBLEMS USING
Describe the processes for converting linear measurements from
the English to the metric system and from the metric to the
Within a self-study
Within two hours
No supplementary references are needed for this task.
Lesson 1 provided a review of the whole number system and discussed the
processes for solving machine shop work problems through addition,
also discussed the conversion of decimals to fractions and fractions to
To provide a complete coverage of machine shop calculations,
Lesson 2 will discuss the processes for converting linear measurements
between the English and metric systems, and for solving machine shop
problems involving the use of ratio, proportion, and trigonometry.
task will focus on the conversion of linear measurements from the English to
the metric system and from the metric to the English system.