Estimate it!

Measure it!

Which unit?

Unit conversions

Word Problems

About how many centimeters wide is your thumbnail?

1 cm

How many inches is your book box?

_____ in.

With which unit would you measure a crayon?
a. centimeters
b. meters

a. centimeters

How many inches are in one foot?

12 inches

Natalie's paper was 12 inches long. How many feet was her paper?

1 foot

Estimate how tall the door is in yards.

2 yards

How many centimeters long is a paperclip?

____ cm

With which unit would you measure a soccer field?
a. inches or centimeters
b. feet
c. yards or meters

c. yards or meters

How many feet are in one yard?

3 feet.

Katie measured that her dresser was 2 yards long. How many feet did she have?

6 feet

Which is the best estimate for height of the whiteboard?
a. 4 feet
b. 10 feet
c. 1 foot

a. 4 feet

Tricky!! If an eyebrow is about 3 cm long, about how many inches long is the eyebrow?

1 inch
(1 inch = a little less than 3 cm)

With which unit would you measure the height of a person?

feet

How many centimeters are in one meter?

100 centimeters.

Connor measured that his bathtub was 140 centimeters long. Was his bathtub longer or shorter than 1 meter?
a. longer than one meter
b. shorter than one meter

a. longer than one meter.
(Because 1 meter = 100 cm.
140 cm > 100 cm... so the bathtub is longer than 1 meter.)

Which is the best estimate for height of Mrs. Estopinal?
a. 6 feet
b. 6 meters
c. 6 centimeters

a. 6 feet

Would you use a yardstick or a ruler to measure the distance from your desk to the bathroom?

yardstick

With which unit would you measure the length of our library?
a. feet
b. centimeters
c. yards or meters

c. yards or meters.

If 12 inches are in 1 foot, how many inches are in 2 feet?

24 inches

Joshua measured that his pencil was 4 centimeters long. Kaleb measured that his pencil was 5 inches long. Who had the longer pencil?

Eduardo
(because an inch is longer than a centimeter!)

Which is the best estimate for the height of a stopsign?
a. 10 feet
b. 10 inches
c. 10 meters

a. 10 feet

How many inches long is your desk?

______ in.

With which unit would you measure the length of a person's ear?
a. centimeters
b. feet
c. yards
Estimate the length of a person's ear.

centimeters.
Estimation between 4 and 9 centimeters.

If 3 feet are in 1 yard, how many feet are in 3 yards?

9 feet.

Sawyer measured that the bookcase was 7 feet long. Chance measured that the bulletin board was 2 yards long. Which was longer, the bulletin board or the bookcase?

The bookcase, because the bookcase was 2 yards and 1 foot long.

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