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Lesson: Converting Units of Length between the Customary System and the Metric System

Question Video: Finding the Value of a Length Unit with Respect to Other Length Units

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Worksheet: Converting Units of Length between the Customary System and the Metric System • 17 Questions

Q1:

If 1 foot is about 30 centimeters and 1 yard is about 90 centimeters, approximately how many feet are there in a yard?

Q2:

Which is greater, 97 centimeters or 51 inches?

  • A97 centimeters
  • B51 inches

Q3:

Which is greater, 149 feet or 67 meters?

  • A149 feet
  • B67 meters

Q4:

Which is greater, 107 feet or 80 meters?

  • A107 feet
  • B80 meters

Q5:

Which is greater, 23 miles or 89 kilometers?

  • A 23 miles
  • B 89 kilometers

Q6:

Which is greater, 69 miles or 87 kilometers?

  • A 87 kilometers
  • B 69 miles

Q7:

Determine, to the nearest hundredth, how many feet there are in 81.43 cm.

Q8:

Convert 49.82 inches to centimeters, rounding the answer to the nearest hundredth.

Q9:

How many inches are there in 93.55 cm? Round the answer to the nearest hundredth.

Q10:

Find, to the nearest tenth, the number of meters in 7.25 yd.

Q11:

Determine, to the nearest tenth, the number of kilometers in 5 285 yd.

Q12:

Determine, to the nearest tenth, the number of feet in 1.303 m.

Q13:

Determine, to the nearest tenth, the number of meters in 15 inches.

Q14:

Determine, to the nearest tenth, the number of kilometers in 954 ft.

Q15:

Determine, to the nearest hundredth, the number of yards in 70.14 km.

Q16:

Chloe can cover 14.1 kilometers by her bike in an hour. Find, to the nearest tenth, how many miles per hour that is.

Q17:

The speed of light is approximately miles per second. Convert this value to kilometers per second giving your answer accurate to three significant figures.

  • A km/s
  • B km/s
  • C km/s
  • D km/s
  • E km/s
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