# Worksheet: Converting Length: Metric Units

In this worksheet, we will practice converting units of length within the metric system, such as millimeters, centimeters, decimeters, meters and kilometers using whole numbers only.

**Q3: **

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

- A , 100
- B ,
- C100, 100
- D100, 10
- E100,

**Q4: **

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

- A10, 100
- B100,
- C ,
- D100, 100
- E , 100

**Q5: **

Convert 9 centimeters to millimeters.

- A 900 mm
- B 90,000 mm
- C 9,000 mm
- D 90 mm

**Q6: **

Fill in the blanks: .

**Q7: **

Convert 2,200 centimeters to meters.

- A 22,000 m
- B 22 m
- C 220 m
- D 220,000 m

**Q8: **

Convert of a meter to centimeters.

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

**Q9: **

Convert 71,000 meters to kilometers.

- A 7,100 km
- B 710 km
- C 71,000,000 km
- D 71 km

**Q11: **

Convert 37 meters to millimeters.

- A 3,700 mm
- B 370,000 mm
- C 37,000 mm
- D 370 mm

**Q12: **

Convert 89 kilometers to centimeters.

- A 890,000 cm
- B 890 cm
- C 8,900,000 cm
- D 8,900 cm

**Q13: **

How many centimeters are there in 0.53 km?

**Q15: **

Write in meters:

- A 283 m
- B 778 m
- C 328 m

**Q16: **

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

**Q17: **

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

**Q18: **

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

**Q19: **

Arrange in descending order:

- A 19 metres, 2,437 centimetres, 6 kilometres, 11 metres
- B 11 metres, 19 metres, 2,437 centimetres, 6 kilometres
- C 2,437 centimetres, 6 kilometres, 11 metres, 19 metres
- D 6 kilometres, 2,437 centimetres, 19 metres, 11 metres

**Q20: **

Order these measurements from greatest to least:

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

**Q21: **

Arrange the following in ascending order:

- A 4,667 metres, 4 kilometres, 2,021 metres, 48,521 centimetres
- B 2,021 metres, 4 kilometres, 4,667 metres, 48,521 centimetres
- C 4 kilometres, 4,667 metres, 48,521 centimetres, 2,021 metres
- D 48,521 centimetres, 2,021 metres, 4 kilometres, 4,667 metres

**Q22: **

Madison bought 4 metres of cloth to make a dress. She used 386 centimetres. How many centimetres of cloth are left?

**Q23: **

Express 3 meters in centimeters.

**Q24: **

Write in metres: 300 centimetres.

**Q25: **

Fill in the blanks: .