# Convert Miles to Kilometres

In this worksheet, students must convert distances from miles to kilometres.

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Metric & Imperial

Difficulty level:

### QUESTION 1 of 10

Miles and kilometres are used to measure distances.

An old Roman mile was 1000 paces, each of 2 steps.

A kilometre is a more modern metric measurement, equivalent to 1000 metres.

5 miles = 8 kilometres

1 mile = 8 ÷ 5 = 16 ÷ 10 = 1.6 km

A mile is longer than a kilometre.

To convert miles to kilometres

÷ 5 and × 8.

Example

Convert 30 miles to kilometres.

30 ÷ 5 = 6

6 × 8 = 48 kilometres

Convert to kilometres:

10 miles

(Just write the number.)

Convert to kilometres:

15 miles

(Just write the number.)

Convert to kilometres:

25 miles

(Just write the number.)

Convert to kilometres:

40 miles

(Just write the number.)

Convert to kilometres:

45 miles

(Just write the number.)

Convert to kilometres:

75 miles

(Just write the number.)

Convert to kilometres:

100 miles

(Just write the number.)

Convert to kilometres:

1000 miles

(Just write the number.)

Which is further?

33 km

20 miles

Which is further?

85 km

55 miles

• Question 1

Convert to kilometres:

10 miles

(Just write the number.)

16
EDDIE SAYS
10 ÷ 5 = 2
2 × 8 = 16 km
• Question 2

Convert to kilometres:

15 miles

(Just write the number.)

24
EDDIE SAYS
15 ÷ 5 = 3
3 × 8 = 24 km
• Question 3

Convert to kilometres:

25 miles

(Just write the number.)

40
EDDIE SAYS
25 ÷ 5 = 5
5 × 8 = 40 km
• Question 4

Convert to kilometres:

40 miles

(Just write the number.)

64
EDDIE SAYS
40 ÷ 5 = 8
8 × 8 = 64 km
• Question 5

Convert to kilometres:

45 miles

(Just write the number.)

72
EDDIE SAYS
45 ÷ 5 = 9
9 × 8 = 72 km
• Question 6

Convert to kilometres:

75 miles

(Just write the number.)

120
EDDIE SAYS
75 ÷ 5 = 15
15 × 8 = 120 km
• Question 7

Convert to kilometres:

100 miles

(Just write the number.)

160
EDDIE SAYS
100 ÷ 5 = 20
20 × 8 = 160 km
• Question 8

Convert to kilometres:

1000 miles

(Just write the number.)

1600
EDDIE SAYS
1000 ÷ 5 = 200
200 × 8 = 1600 km
• Question 9

Which is further?

33 km
EDDIE SAYS
20 miles = 20 ÷ 5 × 8 = 4 × 8 = 32 km
• Question 10

Which is further?

55 miles
EDDIE SAYS
55 miles = 55 ÷ 5 × 8 = 11 × 8 = 88 km
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