Worksheet: Converting Lengths: Metric Units

In this worksheet, we will practice converting between whole numbers of millimeters, centimeters, decimeters, meters, and kilometers.

Q1:

Convert 9 centimetres to millimetres.

Q2:

Convert 2,200 centimeters to meters.

Q3:

Convert 71,000 meters to kilometers.

Q4:

The distance between two cities is 28,655 metres. Round this distance to the nearest kilometre.

Q5:

A tree is 4 meters tall. How many centimeters tall is the tree?

Q6:

Write in centimeters: 79 meters.

Q7:

Fill in the blanks: 3,754=cmm and cm. Write the maximum number of meters.

  • A375, 54
  • B3, 754
  • C375, 4
  • D37, 54

Q8:

Determine, to the nearest tenth, the number of kilometers in 728 land leagues.

Q9:

Jennifer bought 6 meters of cloth. She used 124 centimeters to make a shirt. How many centimeters of cloth are left?

Q10:

Convert 5,000 millimeters to centimeters.

Q11:

Convert 69 meters to decimeters.

Q12:

Convert 58 meters to centimeters.

Q13:

Arrange the distances in ascending order: 7,767,324.meterscentimeterscentimeters

  • A767 centimeters, 324 centimeters, 7 meters
  • B324 centimeters, 767 centimeters, 7 meters
  • C7 meters, 324 centimeters, 767 centimeters
  • D324 centimeters, 7 meters, 767 centimeters
  • E767 centimeters, 7 meters, 324 centimeters

Q14:

The given table demonstrates the lengths of a backpack and a notebook. How many millimeters longer than the notebook is the backpack?

ObjectBackpackNotebook
Length57 cm390 mm

Q15:

If the height of a building is 52 meters, what is its height in centimeters?

Q16:

Complete: 650=mmdm.

Q17:

Arrange the lengths in descending order: 3,200,38,100.kmdmcm

  • A200 dm, 38,100 cm, 3 km
  • B3 km, 38,100 cm, 200 dm
  • C38,100 cm, 200 dm, 3 km
  • D200 dm, 3 km, 38,100 cm

Q18:

Convert 2,000 decimeters to meters.

Q19:

Write the units of length from smallest to largest: kilometersmillimetersanddecimeters,,.

  • Adecimeters, millimeters, kilometers
  • Bkilometers, decimeters, millimeters
  • Cmillimeters, kilometers, decimeters
  • Dmillimeters, decimeters, kilometers

Q20:

Fill in the blank: 7,719 centimeters meters.

Q21:

Convert 13 kilometers to meters.

Q22:

The door of a room is 153 cm high, and the distance from the top of the door to the ceiling is 3 m. Find the height of the room in centimeters.

Q23:

Order the following distances from least to greatest: 292centimeters,2meters,384centimeters.

  • A384centimeters, 292centimeters, 2meters
  • B384centimeters, 2meters, 292centimeters
  • C2meters, 292centimeters, 384centimeters
  • D2meters, 384centimeters, 292centimeters

Q24:

Using that 1=355kassabahcentimeters, arrange the lengths from longest to shortest: 4,1,699.meterskassabahcentimeters

  • A699 centimeters, 4 meters, 1 kassabah
  • B1 kassabah, 4 meters, 699 centimeters
  • C699 centimeters, 1 kassabah, 4 meters
  • D4 meters, 699 centimeters, 1 kassabah

Q25:

Fill in the blanks: 23803=metreskilometres and metres. Write the maximum number of kilometres.

  • A238, 3
  • B2‎ ‎380, 3
  • C2, 3‎ ‎803
  • D23, 803

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