# Solving problems involving converting between miles and km

In this lesson, we will investigate and model solutions to a variety of word problems involving conversions between miles and kilometres.

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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.What is the name of the sequence which can be used to roughly convert between miles and kilometres?

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Q2.What is the name of the imperial unit officially used in the UK?

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Q3.Approximately how many miles are there in 8 km?

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Q4.Approximately how many miles are there in 88 km?

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Q5.Which number comes before 144 in the Fibonacci sequence?

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#### Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

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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.What is the name of the sequence which can be used to roughly convert between miles and kilometres?

1/5

Q2.What is the name of the imperial unit officially used in the UK?

2/5

Q3.Approximately how many miles are there in 8 km?

3/5

Q4.Approximately how many miles are there in 88 km?

4/5

Q5.Which number comes before 144 in the Fibonacci sequence?

5/5

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# Solving problems involving converting between miles and kilometres

Word problems which involve converting between miles and kilometres.

Q1.Which of the below is equivalent to 30 miles?

1/5

Q2.On Monday, I completed a 5 mile walk and on Tuesday I completed a further 16 km. How far did I walk in total on both of those days?

2/5

Q3.For charity, I completed a 60 mile walk. My cousin completed a 72 km walk. What was the total distance of our walk?

3/5

Q4.The distance from London to Coventry is approx. 176 km. How far is this in miles (approx.)?

4/5

Q5.Anna completed a sponsored run. For every 5 miles, she was given £15. She completed 72 km in total. How much money did she raise from her run?

5/5

#### Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

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Quiz:

# Solving problems involving converting between miles and kilometres

Word problems which involve converting between miles and kilometres.

Q1.Which of the below is equivalent to 30 miles?

1/5

Q2.On Monday, I completed a 5 mile walk and on Tuesday I completed a further 16 km. How far did I walk in total on both of those days?

2/5

Q3.For charity, I completed a 60 mile walk. My cousin completed a 72 km walk. What was the total distance of our walk?

3/5

Q4.The distance from London to Coventry is approx. 176 km. How far is this in miles (approx.)?

4/5

Q5.Anna completed a sponsored run. For every 5 miles, she was given £15. She completed 72 km in total. How much money did she raise from her run?

5/5

# Lesson summary: Solving problems involving converting between miles and km

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