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The student will measure the width of the horns on drawings of longhorn cattle and then convert the measurements from inches to centimeters and from inches to feet.1. Review with students the steps required to measure an item and to convert the information into real numbers using a scale measurement. 2. Hand out student worksheet. As a class, read the brief history of longhorn cattle and discuss their effect on the American cattle industry.