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

**Q1: **

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

- A 48.3 km
- B 8 505.2 km
- C 4 832.6 km
- D 4.8 km
- E 1.3 km

**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 kassabah
- BA meter

**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?

**Q9: **

Write the answer in tonnes:

**Q10: **

Which is greater, 23 miles or 89 kilometres?

- A 89 kilometres
- B 23 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: **

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

- A 5.6 mph
- B 22.7 mph
- C 15.5 mph
- D 8.8 mph
- E 47.0 mph

**Q17: **

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

- A km/s
- B km/s
- C km/s
- D km/s
- E 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 centimetres in 3 cubits.

- A150
- B50

**Q21: **

Given that 1 cubit is about 52 cm, estimate the number of centimetres 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 kilometres in 3.34 mi.

- A 3.0 km
- B 8.5 km
- C 12.7 km
- D 5.4 km
- E 1.0 km

**Q24: **

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

- A 2 137.4 km
- B 136.8 km
- C 9.7 km
- D 17.1 km
- E 27.0 km