Worksheet: Converting between Metric and Customary Units of Length

In this worksheet, we will practice how to convert units of length between the customary and metric systems.

Q1:

Determine, to the nearest tenth, the number of kilometers in 5,285 yd.

Q2:

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

Q3:

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

Q4:

Is 4.99 metric tons equal to 4,990,000 g?

  • Ayes
  • Bno

Q5:

If 1=355rodcentimeters, 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

Q7:

The price of one gram of silver is 11pounds. How much is 8 kg of silver?

Q8:

How many 100 cm3 bottles are needed to hold 9 litres of liquid?

Q9:

Express 112+650metrictonskilograms 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.

  • A 169,000 km/s
  • B 472,000 km/s
  • C 705,000 km/s
  • D 55,800 km/s
  • E 299,000 km/s

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.

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