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Measurement: Find Approximate Equivalents

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

'Measurement: Find Approximate Equivalents' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:   Approximate Metric and Imperial Measurements

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

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

 

Answer

 

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
CORRECT ANSWER
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
CORRECT ANSWER
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
CORRECT ANSWER
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
CORRECT ANSWER
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
CORRECT ANSWER
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
CORRECT ANSWER
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
CORRECT ANSWER
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
CORRECT ANSWER
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
CORRECT ANSWER
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
CORRECT ANSWER
350
EDDIE SAYS
1 gallon ≈ 5 litres 70 gallons ≈ 70 x 5 ≈ 350
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