A worksheet to use when learning to measure and convert length within the metric system.
This worksheet covers the following concepts:
- millimeters, centimeters, meters, and kilometers
- conversions (including decimals)
- choosing the most suitable unit
- measuring using metric units
- calculating perimeter and area.
An answer key is included in the download.
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Common Core Curriculum alignment
Know relative sizes of measurement units within one system of units including km, m, cm; kg, g; lb, oz.; l, ml; hr, min, sec. Within a single system of measurement, express measurements in a larger unit in terms of a smaller unit. Record measurement ...
Apply the area and perimeter formulas for rectangles in real world and mathematical problems. For example, find the width of a rectangular room given the area of the flooring and the length, by viewing the area formula as a multiplication equation wi...
Convert among different-sized standard measurement units within a given measurement system (e.g., convert 5 cm to 0.05 m), and use these conversions in solving multi-step, real world problems.
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We have updated a few of the problems on this worksheet to include area as well as perimeter.
Addition by Natalie Nov 10th, 2020
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