Year 5

Year 5

# Converting between metric units of length

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### Key learning points

1. 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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### 5 Questions

Q1.
How many cm are there in 80 mm?
18 cm
80 cm
800 cm
Q2.
Which of the below is equivalent to 6.5 m?
605 cm
65 cm
650 mm
Q3.
Which of the below shows the distance from London to Edinburgh?
6490 cm
6490 m
6490 mm
Q4.
Which of the below are equal in length?
Correct answer: 290 mm and 29 cm
32 m and 32,000 cm
460 mm and 46 m
82 km and 820 m
Q5.
Which of the below is equivalent to 260,000 mm ?
2.6 km
26 km
260 km

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### 5 Questions

Q1.
Which of the below is not a metric unit of length?
cm
km
mm
Q2.
What does the prefix "kilo" mean?
one
one hundred
one million
Q3.
Which of the below is equivalent to 7.6 km?
706 cm
760 m