Using Dimensional Analysis to Convert Units

Algebra I: Using Dimensional Analysis to Convert Units

Activity/Task Summary: 

How fast will Barbie's car travel in miles per hour?

  • Students will complete an activity in groups of three to calculate the speed of Barbie's car and convert this unit of measure to miles per hour.

Learning Target:

  • I can use dimensional analysis to convert units.



Reason quantitatively and use units to solve problems.

  1. Use units as a way to understand problems and to guide the solution of multi-step problems; choose and interpret the scale and the origin in graphs and data displays.

Download: Dimensional Analysis Lesson Plan.docx

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