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Worksheet: Converting between Metric Units of Lengths

Q1:

Convert 10 000 000 centimeters to kilometers.

  • A 10 km
  • B 1 000 km
  • C 100 000 km
  • D 100 km

Q2:

Convert 8 500 000 centimeters to kilometers.

  • A 8 500 km
  • B 850 km
  • C 85 000 km
  • D 85 km

Q3:

Fill in the blanks: 1 1 2 8 . 7 = m k m .

Q4:

Complete the following. Write the maximum number of meters.

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

Q5:

To convert from centimeters to kilometers, first divide by to convert to meters and then divide by to convert to kilometers.

  • A100, 100
  • B10, 100
  • C 1 0 0 0 , 1 0 0 0
  • D100, 1 0 0 0
  • E100, 10

Q6:

Convert 13 decimeters to centimeters.

  • A 13 000 cm
  • B 1 300 cm
  • C 130 000 cm
  • D 130 cm

Q7:

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

Q8:

To convert from kilometers to centimeters, first multiply by to convert to meters, then multiply by to convert to centimeters.

  • A100, 100
  • B100, 1 0 0 0
  • C100, 10
  • D 1 0 0 0 , 100
  • E 1 0 0 0 , 1 0 0 0

Q9:

Convert 9 centimeters to millimeters.

  • A 9 000 mm
  • B 900 mm
  • C 90 000 mm
  • D 90 mm

Q10:

How many millimeters are there in 0.55 km?

Q11:

Convert 37 meters to millimeters.

  • A 370 mm
  • B 3 700 mm
  • C 370 000 mm
  • D 37 000 mm

Q12:

The distance between two cities is 28 655 meters. Round this distance to the nearest kilometer.

  • A 30 km
  • B 28 km
  • C 28.7 km
  • D 29 km
  • E 286 km

Q13:

Order the following from least to greatest:

  • A4 kilometers,
    4 667 meters
    ,
    48 521 centimeters
    ,
    2 021 meters
  • B
    2 021 meters
    , 4 kilometers,
    4 667 meters
    ,
    48 521 centimeters
  • C
    4 667 meters
    , 4 kilometers,
    2 021 meters
    ,
    48 521 centimeters
  • D
    48 521 centimeters
    ,
    2 021 meters
    , 4 kilometers,
    4 667 meters

Q14:

A highway is 76.9 km long. Express its length in meters.

Q15:

The length of a table is 5 meters. Write its length in centimeters.

  • A 5 0 cm
  • B 5 000 cm
  • C 500 cm

Q16:

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

Q17:

How many centimeters are there in 0.53 km?

Q18:

Convert 71 000 meters to kilometers.

  • A 71 000 000 km
  • B 710 km
  • C 7 100 km
  • D 71 km

Q19:

Convert 89 kilometers to centimeters.

  • A 890 cm
  • B 8 900 cm
  • C 890 000 cm
  • D 8 900 000 cm

Q20:

Order from greatest to least:

  • A
    2 437 centimeters
    , 6 kilometers, 11 meters, 19 meters
  • B19 meters,
    2 437 centimeters
    , 6 kilometers, 11 meters
  • C11 meters, 19 meters,
    2 437 centimeters
    , 6 kilometers
  • D6 kilometers,
    2 437 centimeters
    , 19 meters, 11 meters

Q21:

Order these measurements from greatest to least:

  • A 89 516.8 cm, 0.96 km, 431 000 mm
  • B 0.96 km, 431 000 mm, 89 516.8 cm
  • C 431 000 mm, 89 516.8 cm, 0.96 km
  • D 0.96 km, 89 516.8 cm, 431 000 mm

Q22:

Convert 1 4 of a meter to centimeters.

  • A 250 cm
  • B 2.5 cm
  • C 0.25 cm
  • D 25 cm

Q23:

Convert 2 200 centimeters to meters.

  • A 22 000 m
  • B 220 m
  • C 220 000 m
  • D 22 m

Q24:

To convert from millimeters to kilometers, first divide by to convert to meters and then divide by to convert to kilometers.

  • A 1 0 0 0 , 100
  • B100, 1 0 0 0
  • C100, 100
  • D 1 0 0 0 , 1 0 0 0
  • E10, 100

Q25:

Write in meters:

  • A 283 m
  • B 328 m
  • C 778 m