Converting Lengths (Part 1)

In this lesson, we will investigate the relationship between centimetres and millimetres. We will convert between both types of measurement and learn about fractional representations of centimetres as millimetres.

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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.Which unit of measure would you use to measure the capacity of a cup?

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Q2.Which unit of measure would you use to measure the capacity of a bathtub?

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Q3.Which unit of measure would you use to measure the mass of a television?

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Q4.Which unit of measure would you use to measure the mass of a tablet (as in the device)?

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Q5.Which unit of measure would you use to measure the height of your teacher?

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Q6.Which unit of measure would you use to measure the distance between your home and New York?

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Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

Why we're removing unit quizzes from the website >
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.Which unit of measure would you use to measure the capacity of a cup?

1/6

Q2.Which unit of measure would you use to measure the capacity of a bathtub?

2/6

Q3.Which unit of measure would you use to measure the mass of a television?

3/6

Q4.Which unit of measure would you use to measure the mass of a tablet (as in the device)?

4/6

Q5.Which unit of measure would you use to measure the height of your teacher?

5/6

Q6.Which unit of measure would you use to measure the distance between your home and New York?

6/6

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Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

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Quiz:

Converting Lengths

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.The length of a new pencil is likely to be

1/6

Q2.The height of a classroom door is most likely to be

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Q3.Which is the longest length?

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Q4.Which is the shortest length?

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Q5.How would you write 4 cm and 3 mm?

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Q6.Imagine a square - the length of a side is 5 cm. Imagine an equilateral triangle - the length of a side is 6 cm. Which has the longest perimeter?

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Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

Why we're removing unit quizzes from the website >
Quiz:

Converting Lengths

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.The length of a new pencil is likely to be

1/6

Q2.The height of a classroom door is most likely to be

2/6

Q3.Which is the longest length?

3/6

Q4.Which is the shortest length?

4/6

Q5.How would you write 4 cm and 3 mm?

5/6

Q6.Imagine a square - the length of a side is 5 cm. Imagine an equilateral triangle - the length of a side is 6 cm. Which has the longest perimeter?

6/6

Lesson summary: Converting Lengths (Part 1)

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