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Units of Measure: Converting to Larger Units

In this worksheet, students change the given measurements into larger units.

'Units of Measure: Converting to Larger Units' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:  Convert Units of Measure

Difficulty level:  

down

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

This worksheet is about changing measurements into larger units.

 

Example

Change the mass from grams into kilograms.

 

2500 grams = ______ kilograms

 

 

Answer

There are 1000 g in 1 kg, so we divide by 1000.

2500 g = 2500 ÷ 1000 = 2.5 kg

 

Remember

To convert:

 

grams to kilograms, divide by 1000

metres to kilometres, divide by 1000

centimetres to metres, divide by 100

Complete this statement by changing the length from centimetres into metres.

 

5380 centimetres = ________ metres

 

Change the length from centimetres into metres.

 

240 centimetres = _______ metres

 

Change the length from centimetres into metres.

 

630 centimetres = _______ metres

 

Change the length from centimetres into metres.

 

2110 centimetres = _______ metres

 

Change the distance from metres into kilometres.

 

9000 metres = _______ kilometres

 

Change the distance from metres into kilometres.

 

8000 metres = _______ kilometres

 

Change the distance from metres into kilometres.

 

4500 metres = _______ kilometres

 

Change the distance from metres into kilometres.

 

8200 metres = _______ kilometres

 

Change the mass from grams into kilograms.

 

9000 grams = _______ kilograms

 

Change the mass from grams into kilograms.

 

2500 grams = _______ kilograms

 

  • Question 1

Complete this statement by changing the length from centimetres into metres.

 

5380 centimetres = ________ metres

 

CORRECT ANSWER
53.8
  • Question 2

Change the length from centimetres into metres.

 

240 centimetres = _______ metres

 

CORRECT ANSWER
2.4
  • Question 3

Change the length from centimetres into metres.

 

630 centimetres = _______ metres

 

CORRECT ANSWER
6.3
  • Question 4

Change the length from centimetres into metres.

 

2110 centimetres = _______ metres

 

CORRECT ANSWER
21.1
  • Question 5

Change the distance from metres into kilometres.

 

9000 metres = _______ kilometres

 

CORRECT ANSWER
9
  • Question 6

Change the distance from metres into kilometres.

 

8000 metres = _______ kilometres

 

CORRECT ANSWER
8
  • Question 7

Change the distance from metres into kilometres.

 

4500 metres = _______ kilometres

 

CORRECT ANSWER
4.5
  • Question 8

Change the distance from metres into kilometres.

 

8200 metres = _______ kilometres

 

CORRECT ANSWER
8.2
  • Question 9

Change the mass from grams into kilograms.

 

9000 grams = _______ kilograms

 

CORRECT ANSWER
9
  • Question 10

Change the mass from grams into kilograms.

 

2500 grams = _______ kilograms

 

CORRECT ANSWER
2.5
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