Balance – Measuring Weight/Mass
(g)
Ruler – Measuring Length (m)
Graduated Cylinder: Volume (l)
Thermometer: Measuring
Temperature (0C)
Conversions

Kilo
Right multiply

Deci
Centi
left

divide

milli
Conversions – Changing metric
units
Multiply
1000

10

km

10

dm

1000

Divide

10

10

cm

10

mm

10
Examples
1. 7 cm

=

70

mm

Multiply
1000

10

10

dm

km

1000
Divide

10

10

cm

10

mm

10
Examples
1. 25 mm

=

2.5

cm

Multiply
1000

10

10

dm

km

1000
Divide

10

10

cm

10

mm

10
Examples
1. 1000 m

=

1

km

Multiply
1000

10

10

dm

km

1000
Divide

10

10

cm

10

mm

10
Examples
1. 1 km =

10,000

dm

10

10

Multiply
1000

dm

km

1000
Divide

10

10

cm

10

mm

10
Examples
1. 5 cm =

m

.05

Multiply
1000

10

10

dm

km

1000
Divide

10

10

cm

10

mm

10
Examples
1. 2 dm =

.2

m

Multiply
1000

10

10

dm

km

1000
Divide

10

10

cm

10

mm

10
Try these conversions:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.

1000 mg = ________g
1L = __________mL
160 cm = ________mm
109 g = ________kg
14 ...
Compare: Which one is
greater?
1. 56 cm

6m

2. 7 g

698 mg
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Measurment problems and conversions no answers

  1. 1. Balance – Measuring Weight/Mass (g)
  2. 2. Ruler – Measuring Length (m)
  3. 3. Graduated Cylinder: Volume (l)
  4. 4. Thermometer: Measuring Temperature (0C)
  5. 5. Conversions Kilo Right multiply Deci Centi left divide milli
  6. 6. Conversions – Changing metric units Multiply 1000 10 km 10 dm 1000 Divide 10 10 cm 10 mm 10
  7. 7. Examples 1. 7 cm = 70 mm Multiply 1000 10 10 dm km 1000 Divide 10 10 cm 10 mm 10
  8. 8. Examples 1. 25 mm = 2.5 cm Multiply 1000 10 10 dm km 1000 Divide 10 10 cm 10 mm 10
  9. 9. Examples 1. 1000 m = 1 km Multiply 1000 10 10 dm km 1000 Divide 10 10 cm 10 mm 10
  10. 10. Examples 1. 1 km = 10,000 dm 10 10 Multiply 1000 dm km 1000 Divide 10 10 cm 10 mm 10
  11. 11. Examples 1. 5 cm = m .05 Multiply 1000 10 10 dm km 1000 Divide 10 10 cm 10 mm 10
  12. 12. Examples 1. 2 dm = .2 m Multiply 1000 10 10 dm km 1000 Divide 10 10 cm 10 mm 10
  13. 13. Try these conversions: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 1000 mg = ________g 1L = __________mL 160 cm = ________mm 109 g = ________kg 14 km = __________ m 250 m = ___________ km
  14. 14. Compare: Which one is greater? 1. 56 cm 6m 2. 7 g 698 mg

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