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Worksheet: Converting between Customary and Metric Units of Length

Q1:

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

Q2:

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

Q3:

The speed of light is approximately 1 8 6 0 0 0 miles per second. Convert this value to kilometers per second giving your answer accurate to three significant figures.

  • A 5 5 8 0 0 km/s
  • B 1 6 9 0 0 0 km/s
  • C 4 7 2 0 0 0 km/s
  • D 2 9 9 0 0 0 km/s
  • E 7 0 5 0 0 0 km/s

Q4:

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

Q5:

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

Q6:

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

  • A150
  • B50

Q7:

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

  • A200
  • B250

Q8:

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

Q9:

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

Q10:

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

Q11:

Which is greater, 23 miles or 89 kilometers?

  • A 89 kilometers
  • B 23 miles

Q12:

Which is greater, 69 miles or 87 kilometers?

  • A 69 miles
  • B 87 kilometers

Q13:

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

Q14:

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

Q15:

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

Q16:

Determine, to the nearest tenth, the number of millimeters in 909 mil.

Q17:

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

  • A9
  • B6
  • C700
  • D7
  • E600

Q18:

Determine, to the nearest tenth, the number of centimeters in 6 064 mils.

Q19:

Given that 1 cubit is about 52 cm and 1 rod is 355 centimeters, estimate the number of metres in 1 rod and 1 cubit.

  • A5
  • B3
  • C400
  • D4
  • E300

Q20:

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

Q21:

If one cubit is about 50 centimeters, which of these is an estimate for 2 cubits?

  • A 60 cm
  • B 120 cm
  • C 100 cm

Q22:

Using that one yard is about 90 centimeters, order the lengths from longest to shortest:

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D

Q23:

Given that 1 cubit is about 52 centimeters and 1 rod is 355 centimeters, estimate the number of metres in 2 rods and 1 cubit.

  • A9
  • B6
  • C800
  • D8
  • E600

Q24:

Emma wants to buy a new car. She looks on the internet to find some technical data on various models. For her two favorite models, she found that the average fuel consumption is 26 miles per US gallon (Model A) and 8.3 L/100 km (Model B). Which model has the lower fuel consumption?

  • AModel B
  • BModel A