# Measurement: Find Approximate Equivalents

In this worksheet, students find approximate imperial and metric equivalents by scaling measurements up.

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:   Approximate Metric and Imperial Measurements

Difficulty level:

### QUESTION 1 of 10

This worksheet is about estimating metric and imperial units.

Example

1 gallon is approximately the same as 5 litres.

Convert:

90 gallons is approximately the same as  litres

1 gallon                 ≈            5 litres

90 x 1 gallon        ≈            90 x 5 litres

90 gallons             ≈            450 litres

1 gallon is approximately the same as 5 litres.

Complete:

10 gallons is approximately the same as    litres

1 gallon is approximately the same as 5 litres.

Complete:

15 gallons is approximately the same as    litres

1 gallon is approximately the same as 5 litres.

Complete:

50 gallons is approximately the same as    litres

1 gallon is approximately the same as 5 litres.

Complete:

20 gallons is approximately the same as    litres

1 mile is approximately the same as 1.5 km.

Complete:

2 miles is approximately the same as  km

1 mile is approximately the same as 1.5 km.

Complete:

10 miles is approximately the same as  km

1 mile is approximately the same as 1.5 km.

Complete:

8 miles is approximately the same as  km

1 mile is approximately the same as 1.5 km.

Complete:

3 miles is approximately the same as  km

1 gallon is approximately the same as 5 litres.

Complete:

80 gallons is approximately the same as    litres

1 gallon is approximately the same as 5 litres.

Complete:

70 gallons is approximately the same as    litres
• Question 1

1 gallon is approximately the same as 5 litres.

Complete:

10 gallons is approximately the same as    litres
50
EDDIE SAYS
1 gallon ≈ 5 litres 10 x 1 gallon ≈ 10 x 5 litres ≈ 50
• Question 2

1 gallon is approximately the same as 5 litres.

Complete:

15 gallons is approximately the same as    litres
75
EDDIE SAYS
1 gallon ≈ 5 litres 15 x 1 gallon ≈ 15 x 5 litres ≈ 75
• Question 3

1 gallon is approximately the same as 5 litres.

Complete:

50 gallons is approximately the same as    litres
250
EDDIE SAYS
1 gallon ≈ 5 litres 50 x 1 gallon ≈ 50 x 5 litres ≈ 250
• Question 4

1 gallon is approximately the same as 5 litres.

Complete:

20 gallons is approximately the same as    litres
100
EDDIE SAYS
1 gallon ≈ 5 litres 20 x 1 gallon ≈ 20 x 5 litres ≈ 100
• Question 5

1 mile is approximately the same as 1.5 km.

Complete:

2 miles is approximately the same as  km
3
EDDIE SAYS
1 mile ≈ 1.5 km 2 miles ≈ 2 x 1.5 ≈ 3
• Question 6

1 mile is approximately the same as 1.5 km.

Complete:

10 miles is approximately the same as  km
15
EDDIE SAYS
1 mile ≈ 1.5 km 10 miles ≈ 10 x 1.5 ≈ 15
• Question 7

1 mile is approximately the same as 1.5 km.

Complete:

8 miles is approximately the same as  km
12
EDDIE SAYS
1 mile ≈ 1.5 km 8 miles ≈ 8 x 1.5 ≈ 12
• Question 8

1 mile is approximately the same as 1.5 km.

Complete:

3 miles is approximately the same as  km
4.5
EDDIE SAYS
1 mile ≈ 1.5 km 3 miles ≈ 3 x 1.5 ≈ 4.5
• Question 9

1 gallon is approximately the same as 5 litres.

Complete:

80 gallons is approximately the same as    litres
400
EDDIE SAYS
1 gallon ≈ 5 litres 80 gallons ≈ 80 x 5 ≈ 400
• Question 10

1 gallon is approximately the same as 5 litres.

Complete:

70 gallons is approximately the same as    litres
350
EDDIE SAYS
1 gallon ≈ 5 litres 70 gallons ≈ 70 x 5 ≈ 350
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