A unit of measurement is a definite magnitude of a physical quantity, defined and adopted by convention or by law, that is used as a standard for measurement of the same physical quantity. Any other value of the physical quantity can be expressed as a simple multiple of the unit of measurement.

units of measure

units of measure



A. How much water should I put in?
B. The recipe says to add one… of water.

A. This fruit punch is delicious! What’s in it?
B. Two…s of apple juice, three… of orange juice, and a of grape juice.

A. How much roast beef would you like?
B. I’d like…, please.
A. Anything else?
B. Yes. Please give me….of Swiss cheese

A. This chili tastes very good! What did you put in it?
B. … of ground beef,… of beans … of tomatoes, and…of chili powder.


A. Measure the ingredients. B. Weigh the food. C. Convert the measurements.


1. a fluid ounce of milk 2. a cup of oil 3. a pint of frozen yogurt
4. a quart of milk 5. a gallon of water  


6. a teaspoon of salt 7. a tablespoon of sugar 8. a quarter cup of brown sugar
9. a half cup of raisins 10. a cup of flour  


11. an ounce of cheese                                                              12. a pound of roast beef