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# Lesson 12 1 Tutorial

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• Metric ConversionsLesson 12-1
King Henry Doesn’t Usually Drink Chocolate Milk !
• King HenryDoesn't(Usually)DrinkChocolateMilk kilo hectodeka UNIT decicentimilli
The first letters of the words stand for the prefixes. "Usually" in the middle stands for unit, which can be meters, liters or grams.
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Example #1
12.5 kilometers =_?_millimetersHow many jumps is it from "kilo" to "milli"? Six, to the right.
King HenryDoesn't(Usually)DrinkChocolateMilk kilo hectodeka UNIT decicentimilli
So, I move the decimal point six places to the right, filling in the extra space with zeroes.
12.5
Answer 12.5 kilometers = 12.500000 millimeters
• King HenryDoesn't(Usually)DrinkChocolateMilk kilo hectodeka UNIT decicentimilli
Example #2
325 millimeters =_?_ decimetersHow many jumps is it from “milli" to “deci"? Two, to the left.
King HenryDoesn't(Usually)DrinkChocolateMilk kilo hectodeka UNIT decicentimilli
So, I move the decimal point two places to the left.
Try the next few on your own!
• King HenryDoesn't(Usually)DrinkChocolateMilk kilo hectodeka UNIT decicentimilli
2 meters = _____ mm
Go to the next slide for the answer.
• King HenryDoesn't(Usually)DrinkChocolateMilk kilo hectodeka UNIT decicentimilli
Answer 2 meters = 2000 millimeters
From meters (unit) to milli is three jumps.
So, I moved the decimal three places to the
right.
• King HenryDoesn't(Usually)DrinkChocolateMilk kilo hectodeka UNIT decicentimilli
9.3 meters = _____ kilometers
Go to the next slide for the answer.
• King HenryDoesn't(Usually)DrinkChocolateMilk kilo hectodeka UNIT decicentimilli
9.3 meters = .0093 kilometers
From meters (unit) to kilo is 3 jumps to the left. So, I moved the decimal 3 places to the left.
Are you getting the hang of it? Let’s try 2 more.
• King HenryDoesn't(Usually)DrinkChocolateMilk kilo hectodeka UNIT decicentimilli
366 decimeters = _____ millimeters
Go to the next slide for the answer.
• King HenryDoesn't(Usually)DrinkChocolateMilk kilo hectodeka UNIT decicentimilli
366 decimeters = 36600 millimeters
From deci to milli is two jumps to the right.
So, I moved the decimal two places to the right.
• King HenryDoesn't(Usually)DrinkChocolateMilk kilo hectodeka UNIT decicentimilli
58.7 kilometers = _____ meters
Go to the next slide for the answer.
• King HenryDoesn't(Usually)DrinkChocolateMilk kilo hectodeka UNIT decicentimilli
58.7 kilometers = 58700 meters
From kilo to meters (unit) is three jumps to the right, so I moved the decimal three places to the right.
• The End