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Convert Kilometres to Miles

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

'Convert Kilometres to Miles' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:  Convert Miles/Kilometres

Difficulty level:  

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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.

 

8 kilometres = 5 miles

1 kilometre = 5 ÷ 8 = 0.625 miles

 

A kilometre is shorter than a mile.

 

To convert kilometres to miles

÷ 8 and × 5.

 

 

Example

Convert 32 kilometres to miles.

 

Answer

32 ÷ 8 = 4

4 × 5 = 20 miles

Convert to miles:

 

16 kilometres

 

(Just write the number.)

Convert to miles:

 

24 kilometres

 

(Just write the number.)

Convert to miles:

 

40 kilometres

 

(Just write the number.)

Convert to miles:

 

56 kilometres

 

(Just write the number.)

Convert to miles:

 

48 kilometres

 

(Just write the number.)

Convert to miles:

 

72 kilometres

 

(Just write the number.)

Convert to miles:

 

880 kilometres

 

(Just write the number.)

Convert to miles:

 

960 kilometres

 

(Just write the number.)

Which is further?

52 miles

80 km

Which is further?

158 miles

248 km

  • Question 1

Convert to miles:

 

16 kilometres

 

(Just write the number.)

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

Convert to miles:

 

24 kilometres

 

(Just write the number.)

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

Convert to miles:

 

40 kilometres

 

(Just write the number.)

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

Convert to miles:

 

56 kilometres

 

(Just write the number.)

CORRECT ANSWER
35
EDDIE SAYS
56 ÷ 8 = 7
7 × 5 = 35 miles
  • Question 5

Convert to miles:

 

48 kilometres

 

(Just write the number.)

CORRECT ANSWER
30
EDDIE SAYS
48 ÷ 8 = 6
6 × 5 = 30 miles
  • Question 6

Convert to miles:

 

72 kilometres

 

(Just write the number.)

CORRECT ANSWER
45
EDDIE SAYS
72 ÷ 8 = 9
9 × 5 = 45 miles
  • Question 7

Convert to miles:

 

880 kilometres

 

(Just write the number.)

CORRECT ANSWER
550
EDDIE SAYS
880 ÷ 8 = 110
110 × 5 = 550 miles
  • Question 8

Convert to miles:

 

960 kilometres

 

(Just write the number.)

CORRECT ANSWER
600
EDDIE SAYS
960 ÷ 8 = 120
120 × 5 = 600 miles
  • Question 9

Which is further?

CORRECT ANSWER
52 miles
EDDIE SAYS
80 km = 80 ÷ 8 × 5 = 50 miles
  • Question 10

Which is further?

CORRECT ANSWER
158 miles
EDDIE SAYS
248 km = 248 ÷ 8 = 31 × 5 = 155 miles
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