Converting between metric units of length

In this lesson, we will explore the difference between metric measures of length and non-metric measures and then convert between metric measures.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.How many cm are there in 80 mm?

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Q2.Which of the below is equivalent to 6.5 m?

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Q3.Which of the below shows the distance from London to Edinburgh?

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Q4.Which of the below are equal in length?

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Q5.Which of the below is equivalent to 260,000 mm ?

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Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.How many cm are there in 80 mm?

1/5

Q2.Which of the below is equivalent to 6.5 m?

2/5

Q3.Which of the below shows the distance from London to Edinburgh?

3/5

Q4.Which of the below are equal in length?

4/5

Q5.Which of the below is equivalent to 260,000 mm ?

5/5

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Converting Between Metric Units of Length Quiz

Converting between metric units of length.

Q1.Which of the below is not a metric unit of length?

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Q2.What does the prefix "kilo" mean?

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Q3.Which of the below is equivalent to 7.6 km?

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Q4.In a long jump, Ziggy jumps 2.02 m and Miggy jumps 189 cm. How much further does Ziggy jump than Miggy?

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Q5.Which of the below is equivalent to 24 metres?

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Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

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Converting Between Metric Units of Length Quiz

Converting between metric units of length.

Q1.Which of the below is not a metric unit of length?

1/5

Q2.What does the prefix "kilo" mean?

2/5

Q3.Which of the below is equivalent to 7.6 km?

3/5

Q4.In a long jump, Ziggy jumps 2.02 m and Miggy jumps 189 cm. How much further does Ziggy jump than Miggy?

4/5

Q5.Which of the below is equivalent to 24 metres?

5/5

Lesson summary: Converting between metric units of length

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