Unit Conversion 4 - cubic units (volume)

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Lesson Summary:

In this video lesson, Julie Harland demonstrates how to convert between cubic units of volume. Using dimensional analysis, Harland shows how to convert units like cubic feet to cubic inches or cubic yards to cubic feet using simple equations and approximations like 1 inch equals 2.54 centimeters. The lesson also includes several practice problems for viewers to work through in order to solidify their understanding of unit conversions in 3D space.

Lesson Description:

This video is the third video showing how to convert from cubic units to other cubic units. Deals with volume. Unit conversions is also referred to as dimensional analysis.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you do volume unit conversions?
  • How do you convert between cubic units?
  • How many cubic feet are in a cubic yard?
  • Why are there 27 cubic feet in a cubic yard?
  • How do you convert 5 cubic feet to cubic inches?
  • How do you convert 7 cubic inches to cubic centimeters?
  • How do you convert 82 cubic feet to cubic yards?
  • How do you convert 2 cubic feet to cubic centimeters?
  • How do you convert 3 cubic centimeters to cubic millimeters?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson shows you how to understand the concept of unit conversion between cubic units for volume. This is similar to the idea of understanding square unit conversion, which is discussed in the previous lesson in this series. Make sure to check out the other lessons in this series if you don't understand anything. All concepts are explained very well in this lesson.