# Converting Lengths (Part 1)

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

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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## Starter quiz

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### 6 Questions

Q1.
Which unit of measure would you use to measure the capacity of a cup?
litre
millimetre
Q2.
Which unit of measure would you use to measure the capacity of a bathtub?
centimetres
kilograms
Q3.
Which unit of measure would you use to measure the mass of a television?
grams
kilometres
Q4.
Which unit of measure would you use to measure the mass of a tablet (as in the device)?
kilograms
litres
Q5.
Which unit of measure would you use to measure the height of your teacher?
kilometres
litres
Q6.
Which unit of measure would you use to measure the distance between your home and New York?
metres
millimetres

## Exit quiz

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### 6 Questions

Q1.
The length of a new pencil is likely to be
50 mm
7 cm
Q2.
The height of a classroom door is most likely to be
150 cm
200 mm
Q3.
Which is the longest length?
12 cm
9 cm
Q4.
Which is the shortest length?
13 mm
2 cm
Q5.
How would you write 4 cm and 3 mm?
34 cm
43 cm