# 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.

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 , 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 . How much is 8 kg of silver?

Q8:

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

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.