We included **HMH Into Math Grade 4 Answer Key PDF** **Module 19 Lesson 3 Compare Customary Units of Weight **to make students experts in learning maths.

## HMH Into Math Grade 4 Module 19 Lesson 3 Answer Key Compare Customary Units of Weight

I Can represent and compare different units of weight.

**Spark Your Learning**

How much does a watermelon weigh?

Draw to compare the weight of the watermelon and the weight of another object you choose.

Answer:

**Turn and Talk** Think about the units of measurement you hear people talk about every day such as pounds or ounces. What unit might you use to measure a watermelon or an apple?

Answer:

**Build Understanding**

Question 1.

Use a spring scale to measure 1 pound. Place 1-ounce weights on the scale until it reads 1 pound.

Connect to Vocabulary

A pound is a customary unit for measuring weight. A loaf of bread weighs about 1 pound.

An ounce is a customary unit for measuring weight. A slice of bread weighs about 1 ounce.

Show how ounces and pounds compare.

A. How many 1-ounce weights do you need to equal 1 pound?

Answer:

I need** sixteen** 1-ounce weights to equal 1 pound.

B. How many ounces are in 1 pound?

Answer:

There are **16 ounces** in 1 pound.

**Turn and Talk** Look back at Spark Your Learning. Would you measure the weight of a watermelon and your other object using pounds or ounces? Explain.

Answer:

**Step It Out**

Question 2.

This African elephant weighs 6 tons. There are 2,000 pounds in 1 ton. How much does the elephant weigh in pounds?

Connect to Vocabulary

A ton is a customary unit for measuring weight. A small car weighs about 1 ton.

A. Complete the table to compare tons and pounds.

Answer:

B. How do the numbers of tons change as you move across the table?

Answer:

We know that 1 ton is equal to 2,000 pounds. When moving across the table the tons changes by 1.

C. How do the numbers of pounds change as you move across the table?

Answer:

We know that 1 ton is equal to 2,000 pounds. When moving across the table the tons changes by 1.

D. What is the weight of the elephant in pounds?

Answer:

The African elephant weighs 6 tons. There are 2,000 pounds in 1 ton.

To convert tons into pounds we need to multiply 6 with 2,000 the product is equal to 12,000 pounds.

6 tons = 6 x 2,000 = 12,000 pounds

The weight of the elephant is **12,000 pounds**.

**Turn and Talk** How could you find the weight of the elephant without using a table?

Answer:

I find the weight of the elephant by multiplying 6 with 2,000 without using a table.

**Check Understanding**

Question 1.

Jenna picks 3 pounds of apples. How many ounces of apples does Jenna pick?

Answer:

Jenna picks 3 pounds of apples.

We know that 1 pound is equal to 16 ounces.

To convert 3 pounds into ounces, we need to multiply 3 with 16 the product is equal to 48 ounces.

3 pounds = 3 x 16 = 48 ounces

Janna picks **48 ounces** of apples.

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Question 2.

3 tons 5,500 pounds

Answer:

3 tons 5,500 pounds

Explanation:

We know that 1 ton is equal to 2,000 pounds.

To convert 3 tons into pounds, we need to multiply 3 with 2,000 the product is equal to 6,000 pounds.

3 tons = 3 x 2,000 = **6,000 pounds**

So, 3 tons is **greater than** 5,500 pounds.

Question 3.

63 ounces 4 pounds

Answer:

63 ounces 4 pounds

Explanation:

We know that 1 pound is equal to 16 ounces.

To convert 4 pounds into ounces, we need to multiply 4 with 16 the product is equal to 64 ounces.

4 pounds = 4 x 16 =** 64 ounces**

So, 63 ounces is** less than** 4 pounds.

**On Your Own**

Question 4.

**Use Structure** Brian buys this bag of flour. Does he have enough to use 60 ounces of flour to bake bread? Draw a representation to show how these weights compare. Explain your answer.

Answer:

Brian buys the above bag of flour. The bag of flour is 5 pounds.

We know that 1 pound is equal to 16 ounces.

To convert 5 pounds into ounces, we need to multiply 5 with 16 the product is equal to 80 ounces.

5 pounds = 5 x 16 = **80 ounces**

The bag of 5 pounds flour is equal to **80 ounces**.

Brain have enough to use 60 ounces of flour to bake bread.

**Complete.**

Question 5.

2 pounds = ________ ounces

Answer:

2 pounds = **32** ounces

Explanation:

We know that 1 pound is equal to 16 ounces.

To convert 2 pounds into ounces, we need to multiply 2 with 16 the product is equal to 32 ounces.

2 pounds = 2 x 16 = **32 ounces**

So, 2 pounds is equal to 32 ounces.

Question 6.

3 tons = _________ pounds

Answer:

3 tons =** 6,000** pounds

We know that 1 ton is equal to 2,000 pounds.

To convert 3 tons into pounds, we need to multiply 3 with 2,000 the product is equal to 6,000 pounds.

3 tons = 3 x 2,000 = **6,000 pounds
**So, 3 tons is equal to 6,000 pounds.

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Question 7.

32 ounces 2 pounds

Answer:

32 ounces 2 pounds

Explanation:

We know that 1 pound is equal to 16 ounces.

To convert 2 pounds into ounces, we need to multiply 2 with 16 the product is equal to 32 ounces.

2 pounds = 2 x 16 = **32 ounces**

So, 32 ounces is **equal to** 2 pounds.

Question 8.

2 tons 3,000 pounds

Answer:

2 tons 3,000 pounds

Explanation:

We know that 1 ton is equal to 2,000 pounds.

To convert 2 tons into pounds, we need to multiply 2 with 2,000 the product is equal to 4,000 pounds.

2 tons = 2 x 2,000 = **4,000 pounds**

So, 2 tons is **greater than **3,000 pounds.

Question 9.

5 pounds 85 ounces

Answer:

5 pounds 85 ounces

Explanation:

We know that 1 pound is equal to 16 ounces.

To convert 5 pounds into ounces, we need to multiply 5 with 16 the product is equal to 80 ounces.

5 pounds = 5 x 16 = **80 ounces**

So, 5 pounds is **less than** 85 ounces.

Question 10.

64 ounces 4 pounds

Answer:

64 ounces 4 pounds

Explanation:

We know that 1 pound is equal to 16 ounces.

To convert 4 pounds into ounces, we need to multiply 4 with 16 the product is equal to 64 ounces.

4 pounds = 4 x 16 =** 64 ounces**

So, 64 ounces is** equal to** 4 pounds.

Question 11.

**Use Repeated** **Reasoning** Amanda has 4 pounds of oranges. She needs 70 ounces of oranges for her juice sale. Does she have enough? Use a table to solve the problem.

Answer:

Amanda has 4 pounds of oranges. In the above table we can observe 4 pounds is equal to 64 ounces.

She needs 70 ounces of oranges for her juice sale.

Amanda doesn’t have enough ounces for her juice sale.

**I’m in a Learning Mindset!**

Do I feel good about my understanding of comparing customary units of weight? What can I tell myself to stay positive?

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