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Convert Units of Measurement to Solve Problems

In this worksheet, students will answer a selection of word problems relating to measurements.

'Convert Units of Measurement to Solve Problems' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:   Convert Units of Measure

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

For this activity, and indeed for all your maths work way into the future(!), it will be useful to remember the following facts:

 

Lengths/Distances

100 centimetres (cm) = 1 metre (m)

1,000 metres (m) = 1 kilometre (km)

 

ruler

 

Mass/Weight

1,000 grams (g) = 1 kilogram (kg)

 

green scales

 

Capacity

1,000 millilitres (ml) = 1 litre (l)

 

measuring jug

 

Looking at those facts above, can you guess what the prefix 'kilo' means?

 

girl thinking

 

It means 1,000 which makes it easier to remember some of these measurements.

 

Right then, let's get started and see how we get on!

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