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Standard Metric Measures and Interchanging Between Them

In this worksheet, students revise their work on standard metric measures and how to change between them.

'Standard Metric Measures and Interchanging Between Them' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Curriculum topic:   Number

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Standard Units of Measure

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

Standard measurements of length are millimetre (mm), centimetre (cm), metre (m), kilometre (km)

10 mm = 1 cm

100 cm = 1 m

1000 m = 1 km



To change from a larger unit to a smaller unit:

To change from a smaller unit to a larger unit:



Change 0.27 km to metres

0.27 km = 0.27 × 1000 m = 270 m


Change 54 mm to cm

54 mm = 54 ÷ 10 cm = 5.4 cm



Similarly 1 kg = 1000 g and



Change 0.27 kg to grams

0.27 kg = 0.27 × 1000 g = 270 g

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