When we convert between metric units we can multiply by a unit fraction, but a unit conversion chart is usually faster. We set up the unit conversion chart by memorizing: King (Kilo), Henry (Hecto), Died (Deka), Unexpectedly (Basic Unit), Drinking (Deci), Chocolate (Centi), Milk (Milli).
Test Objectives:•Demonstrate the ability to convert between metric units of length
•Demonstrate the ability to convert between metric units of weight (mass)
•Demonstrate the ability to convert between metric units of volume
Converting between Metric Units Test:
#1:
Instructions: Perform each conversion.
a) 12.35 hectograms to decigrams
b) 38.75 liters to dekaliters
#2:
Instructions: Perform each conversion.
a) 19.813 centigrams to milligrams
b) 475.32 dekameters to decimeters
#3:
Instructions: Perform each conversion.
a) 53.27 kilometers to meters
b) 13 liters to milliliters
#4:
Instructions: Perform each conversion.
a) 0.4251 kilograms to grams
b) 0.875 dekaliters to centiliters
#5:
Instructions: Perform each conversion.
a) 0.005318 kilometers to decimeters
b) 0.147 dekaliters to kiloliters
Written Solutions:
Solution:
a) 12,350 decigrams
b) 3.875 dekaliters
Solution:
a) 198.13 milligrams
b) 47,532 decimeters
Solution:
a) 53,270 meters
b) 13,000 milliliters
Solution:
a) 425.1 grams
b) 875 centiliters
Solution:
a) 53.18 decimeters
b) 0.00147 kiloliters