# Worksheet: Converting between Imperial and Metric Units of Length

In this lesson, we will practice using approximate equivalences to convert between metric and imperial units of length.

**Q3: **

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

**Q5: **

If , which is longer; a meter or a kassabah?

- AA meter
- BA kassabah

**Q6: **

If a yard is about 90 centimetres, which is longer: a yard or a metre?

- Athe metre
- Bthe yard

**Q9: **

Express in metric tons.

**Q10: **

Which is greater, 23 miles or 89 kilometers?

- A89 kilometers
- B23 miles

**Q11: **

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

**Q12: **

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

**Q13: **

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

**Q14: **

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

**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 186,000 mi/s. Convert this value to kilometers per second giving your answer accurate to three significant figures.

**Q18: **

If 1 cubit is about 50 centimeters and 1 rod = 355 centimeters, about how many cubits are in a kassabah?

**Q19: **

Determine, to the nearest tenth, the number of meters in 45 fur.

**Q20: **

Given that 1 cubit is about 52 cm, estimate the number of centimeters in 3 cubits.

- A50
- B150

**Q21: **

Given that 1 cubit is about 52 cm, estimate the number of centimeters in 4 cubits.

- A200
- B250

**Q22: **

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

**Q23: **

Determine, to the nearest tenth, the number of kilometers in 3.34 mi.

**Q24: **

Determine, to the nearest tenth, the number of kilometers in 85 fur.

**Q25: **

Find, to the nearest tenth, the number of meters in 2.19 yd.