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Convert Between Different Metric Measurements

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

'Convert Between Different Metric Measurements' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Year:  Year 7 Maths worksheets

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


tape measure


Similarly 1 kg = 1000 g




Change 0.27 kg to grams.

0.27 kg = 0.27 × 1000 g = 270 g




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