Metric Conversions

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Complete the following equalities:
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1 year = ____ months
1 tricycle = ____wheels
1 alphabet= ____ letters
1 dollar= ____ pennies
Now complete these equalities:
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4 years = _____ months
____ tricycles = 27 wheels
2 alphabets = ____ letters
____ dollars = 550 pennies
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1 kg = ____ g
1 mL = ____ cm3
1 m = ____ cm
1 L = ____ mL
1 g = ____ mg
1 m = ____ mm
1 cm = ____ mm
Use your book, partner, or
prior knowledge to attempt
to complete this sheet.
You have 5 minutes….GO!
Prefix
Giga-
MegaKilo-
CentiMilliMicro-
Nano-
Abbreviation
Meaning
Notation
Unit of Measure
Gram
Milligram
Kilogram
Meter
Millimeter
Centimeter
Squared centimeters
Cubic centimeters
Liter
Milliliter
Abbreviation
Measures
Mass
Multiplication factor
(scientific notation)
Prefix
Symbol
(1024)
(1021)
(1018)
(1015)
(1012)
1 000 000 000 (109)
yotta
zetta
exa
peta
tera
giga
Y
Z
E
P
T
G
1 000 000 (106)
1000 (103)
100 (102)
10 (101)
0.1 (10-1)
0.01 (10-2)
0.001 (10-3)
0.000 001 (10-6)
0.000 000 001 (10-9)
mega
kilo
hecto
deka
deci
centi
milli
micro
nano
M
k
h
da
d
c
m
µ
n
(10-12)
(10-15)
(10-18)
(10-21)
(10-24)
pico
femto
atto
zepto
yocto
p
f
a
z
y
100 dollars
1 hectodollar
1x102
10 dollars
1x101
1 dollar
1 dollar
1x100
1 dime
1 decidollar
1X10-1
1 cent
1 centidollar
1X10-2
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Multiplying gives bigger number but smaller unit
Dividing gives smaller number, but bigger unit
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1 kg = ____ g
1 mL = ____ cm3
1 m = ____ cm
1 L = ____ mL
1 g = ____ mg
1 m = ____ mm
1 cm = ____ mm
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2 kg = ____ g
____ mL = 42 cm3
5 m = ____ cm
_____ L = 3,000 mL
2 g = ____ mg
______ m = 1,200 mm
875 cm = ____ mm
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The height of a building is 553m tall. How
many kilometers is that?
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The mass of an object is 35 kg. What is the objects
mass in grams?
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Your next class is 0.0748 kilometers away. How
many meters will you need to walk to get there?
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Convert 51.3 kg to milligrams.
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Convert 97 kilometers into centimeters.
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Convert 186 days into seconds
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