## Unit 17 Section 3 : Estimating imperial units
The imperial system was used, until very recently, for all weights and measures throughout the UK. In this section we look at estimating in these units; the following list gives some useful facts to help you:
m as an abbreviation for miles because m is a standard abbreviation for metres.
## Practice QuestionWork out the answer to each of these questions then click on the button marked to see whether you are correct.
(a) Look at this line and the images of adult thumbs below it.
(b) A double-decker bus is about three times as tall as my uncle, who is a tall man.
## ExercisesWork out the answers to the questions below and fill in the boxes. Click on the button to find out whether you have answered correctly. If you are right then will appear and you should move on to the next question. If appears then your answer is wrong. Click on to clear your original answer and have another go. If you can't work out the right answer then click on to see the answer.
You have now completed Unit 17 Section 3
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