# Lesson Worksheet: Converting between Imperial and Metric Units of Length Mathematics

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

Q1:

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

• Athe metre
• Bthe yard

Q2:

Convert 2 inches to centimeters.

Hint: 1 inch is approximately 2.5 centimeters.

Q3:

Jacob has a new TV set with a size of 24 inches. Find the size in centimeters.

Hint: 12 inches is approximately 30 centimeters.

Q4:

David is 64 inches tall.

What is David’s height in centimeters?

Hint: 32 inches is approximately equal to 80 centimeters.

• A40 cm
• B150 cm
• C100 cm
• D170 cm
• E160 cm

Complete the following: .

Hint: 100 cm is equal to 1 m.

• A1, 30
• B1, 20
• C1, 10
• D1, 40
• E1, 60

Q5:

Find the approximate length, in centimeters, of a cable of Christmas lights with a length of 60 in.

Hint: 30 in is approximately 76 cm.

Q6:

Liam takes a bus from his house to his school. The distance between the house and the school is 10 miles. Find the approximate distance in kilometers.

Hint: 5 miles is approximately 8 kilometers.