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Convert Miles to Kilometres

In this worksheet, students must convert distances from miles to kilometres.

'Convert Miles to Kilometres' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:   Convert Miles/Kilometres

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

Miles and kilometres are used to measure distances.

 

An old Roman mile was 1000 paces, each of 2 steps.

A kilometre is a more modern metric measurement, equivalent to 1000 metres.

 

5 miles = 8 kilometres

1 mile = 8 ÷ 5 = 16 ÷ 10 = 1.6 km

 

A mile is longer than a kilometre.

 

To convert miles to kilometres

÷ 5 and × 8.

 

 

Example

Convert 30 miles to kilometres.

 

Answer

30 ÷ 5 = 6

6 × 8 = 48 kilometres

Convert to kilometres:

 

10 miles

 

(Just write the number.)

Convert to kilometres:

 

15 miles

 

(Just write the number.)

Convert to kilometres:

 

25 miles

 

(Just write the number.)

Convert to kilometres:

 

40 miles

 

(Just write the number.)

Convert to kilometres:

 

45 miles

 

(Just write the number.)

Convert to kilometres:

 

75 miles

 

(Just write the number.)

Convert to kilometres:

 

100 miles

 

(Just write the number.)

Convert to kilometres:

 

1000 miles

 

(Just write the number.)

Which is further?

33 km

20 miles

Which is further?

85 km

55 miles

  • Question 1

Convert to kilometres:

 

10 miles

 

(Just write the number.)

CORRECT ANSWER
16
EDDIE SAYS
10 ÷ 5 = 2
2 × 8 = 16 km
  • Question 2

Convert to kilometres:

 

15 miles

 

(Just write the number.)

CORRECT ANSWER
24
EDDIE SAYS
15 ÷ 5 = 3
3 × 8 = 24 km
  • Question 3

Convert to kilometres:

 

25 miles

 

(Just write the number.)

CORRECT ANSWER
40
EDDIE SAYS
25 ÷ 5 = 5
5 × 8 = 40 km
  • Question 4

Convert to kilometres:

 

40 miles

 

(Just write the number.)

CORRECT ANSWER
64
EDDIE SAYS
40 ÷ 5 = 8
8 × 8 = 64 km
  • Question 5

Convert to kilometres:

 

45 miles

 

(Just write the number.)

CORRECT ANSWER
72
EDDIE SAYS
45 ÷ 5 = 9
9 × 8 = 72 km
  • Question 6

Convert to kilometres:

 

75 miles

 

(Just write the number.)

CORRECT ANSWER
120
EDDIE SAYS
75 ÷ 5 = 15
15 × 8 = 120 km
  • Question 7

Convert to kilometres:

 

100 miles

 

(Just write the number.)

CORRECT ANSWER
160
EDDIE SAYS
100 ÷ 5 = 20
20 × 8 = 160 km
  • Question 8

Convert to kilometres:

 

1000 miles

 

(Just write the number.)

CORRECT ANSWER
1600
EDDIE SAYS
1000 ÷ 5 = 200
200 × 8 = 1600 km
  • Question 9

Which is further?

CORRECT ANSWER
33 km
EDDIE SAYS
20 miles = 20 ÷ 5 × 8 = 4 × 8 = 32 km
  • Question 10

Which is further?

CORRECT ANSWER
55 miles
EDDIE SAYS
55 miles = 55 ÷ 5 × 8 = 11 × 8 = 88 km
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