imperial units

by joseph orriss 8c

imperial units where used about 30 years ago but some are still used today.
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facts

imperial units are used for weight , length and volume e.g. pounds ,ounces ,tonne ,pints ,gallon ,yards ,feet ,inches . they are a few selectoins of imperial units.The imperial units is a collection of English units which have been used by people from fishermen to bankmen.

converting

weight: 1 pound = 16 ounces -  1 stone = 14 pounds   -  1 ton = 160 stones (or 2240 pounds)      -      Length: 1 foot = 12 inches   - 1 yard = 3 feet  -   1 mile = 1760 yards