Estimate it!
Measure it!
Which unit?
Unit conversions
Word Problems

1 cm

### 100

How many inches is your book box?

_____ in.

### 100

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

### 100

How many inches are in one foot?

12 inches

### 100

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

1 foot

### 200

Estimate how tall the door is in yards.
2 yards

### 200

How many centimeters long is a paperclip?
____ cm

### 200

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

### 200

How many feet are in one yard?

3 feet.

### 200

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

6 feet

### 300

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

### 300

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)

### 300

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

### 300

How many centimeters are in one meter?

100 centimeters.

### 300

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.)

### 400

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

### 400

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

### 400

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

### 400

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

24 inches

### 400

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!)

### 500

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

### 500

How many inches long is your desk?

______ in.

### 500

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.

### 500

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

9 feet.

### 500

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.