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Know Your Metric Conversions and Your Fractions

In this worksheet, students convert a larger measurement to a smaller one, and then express the smaller one as a fraction of the larger one.

'Know Your Metric Conversions and Your Fractions' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:   Convert Between Metric Measurements

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

This worksheet is about writing one measurement as a fraction of a larger measurement.

Note :

1000 g = 1 kg

1000 ml = 1 litre

1000 m = 1 km

100 cm = 1 metre

 

Example

Choose the fraction for the following sentence.

750 m is
 
 of 1 km.

 

Fraction choices are 1/2, 1/4, 3/4, 1/10, 1/100

 

Answer

We know that 1 km is the same as 1000 m

1/2 of 1000 is 500

1/4 of 1000 is 250

3/4 of 1000 is 750

 

Answer: 750 m is 3/4 of 1 km.

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