Metric Conversions
Converting a Large Unit of Measurement to a Small Unit of Measurement
Converting a Small Unit of Measurement to a Large Unit of Measurement
Measurement Word Problems

100

1 ft=_____inches

What is 12 inches

100

Convert 2 km to meters

What is 2,000 meters

100

Convert 3,000 meters to km

What is 3 km

100

Tia cut a 4-meter 8-centimeter wire into 10 equal pieces. Marta cut a 540-centimeter wire into 9 equal pieces. How much longer is one of Marta’s wires than one of Tia’s?

What is 19.2 centimeters

200

8 ft=______inches

What is 96 inches

200

Convert 6 weeks into days

What is 42 days

200

Convert 32 ounces into pounds

What is 2 pounds

200

String A is 35 centimeters long. String B is 5 times as long as String A. Both are necessary to create a decorative bottle. Find the total length of string needed for 17 identical decorative bottles. Express your answer in METERS!

What is 35.7 meters

300

3.5 pounds=______ounces

What is 56 ounces?

300

Convert 2.5 yards into feet

What is 7.5 feet

300

Convert 27 feet into yards

What is 9 yards

300

Liza’s cat had six kittens! When Liza and her brother weighed all the kittens together, they weighed 4 pounds 2 ounces. Since all the kittens are about the same size, about how many ounces does each kitten weigh?

What is 11 ounces

400

12 yards=_____inches

What is 432 inches

400

Convert 15.5 pounds into ounces

What is 248 ounces

400

Convert 35 days into weeks

What is 5 weeks

400

Each costume needs 46 centimeters of red ribbon and 3 times as much yellow ribbon. What is the total length of ribbon needed for 64 costumes? Express your answer in METERS.

What is 117.76 meters

500

42 minutes=_____seconds

What is 2,520 seconds

500

Convert 52.5 minutes into seconds

What is 3,150 seconds

500

Convert 20 cups into quarts

What is 5 quarts

500

Gabriel cut a 4 meter 50 centimeter string into 9 equal pieces. Michael cut a 508 centimeter string into 10 equal pieces. How much longer is one of Michael’s strings than one of Gabriel’s?

What is 0.8 centimeters longer