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Measurement: Converting to Smaller Units with a Chart

In this worksheet, students convert metric measurements into smaller units using a conversion chart.

'Measurement: Converting to Smaller Units with a Chart' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Reading Scales

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

In this worksheet you will learn about conversion, with the help of a conversion chart.

 

Example

Change the measurements into smaller units with the help of the conversion chart given below.

8 metres = _______ centimetres

 

Use the conversion chart to help you.

1 kilometre = 1000 metres

1 kilogram = 1000 grams

1 litre = 1000 millilitres

1 metre = 100 centimetres

 

Answer

There are 100 centimetres in 1 metre.

So there are 8 × 100 centimetres in 8 × 1 metres.

 

8 metres = 800 centimetres

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