Metric Review worksheet

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Metric Review worksheet
Name___________________
Use the chart below to help you convert! Remember it is all about moving the decimal
point to the left or to the right!
Kids
(kilo)
Have
(hecto)
Dropped
(Deca)
Over
(base)
Dead
(deci)
Converting
(centi)
Metrics
(milli)
Units of Measurement
1. What is one advantage to using the metric system?
(insert what we measure with here)
Length km=kilometer, m=meter, cm=centimeters, mm=millimeters,
2. The basic unit of length in the metric system is the ___________________
3. What unit of measurement would I use to measure the length of a snickers bar?
4. What unit of measurement would I use to measure the thickness of a nose hair?
5. What unit of measurement would I use to measure the distance from Pulaski to
Wausau?
6. What unit of measurement would I use to measure a football field?
Convert the following units of measurement
7) 100cm=_______________m
8) 435 mm=_____________km
9) 45km=_______________cm
10) 9873289mm=____________cm
11) 765 km=___________cm _____________m
Mass (weight) although they aren’t the same thing. We will learn about this later
kg=kilogram, g=gram, cm=centigram, mg= milligram, etc…
12. The basic unit of Mass (weight) in the metric system is the _________________
13. What unit of Mass measurement would I use to measure a vitamin pill?
14. What unit of Mass measurement would I use to measure a person?
15. What unit of Mass measurement would I use to measure a small pebble?
Convert the following units of measurement
16) 254kg=____________g
17) 453286mg=______________g
18) 432g=____________kg
19) 987653g= _______________mg
20) 4567kg=__________________mg
Volume (kL=kiloliter, L=liters, cL=centiliters, mL=milliliters etc…)
21. The basic unit of measurement for Volume in the metric system is the ____________
22. To measure the amount of liquid in a soda can I would use_____________________
23. To measure the amount of water in a bucket I would use_______________________
24. To measure the amount of water in an eye dropper I would use_________________
Convert the following
25) 78965 L=_______________kL
26) 78789 mL=____________L
27) 45kL=___________________L
28) 4234kL=_____________mL
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