Metric conversion problems

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Metric conversion problems

Metric Conversion

Practice

Unit #1

Topic 1.03b

Metric Conversions


Problem #1

Convert 400 mL to Liters

400 mL

1

1 000

L

mL

= .400 L

= 0.4 L

= 4x10 -1 L


Problem #2

Convert 10 meters to mm

10 m

1 000

1

mm

m

= 10 000 mm

= 1x10 4 mm


Problem #3

Convert 73 grams to kg

73 g

1

1 000

kg

g

= 0.073 kg

= 7.3x10 -2 kg


Problem #4

Convert 0.02 kilometers to m

0.02 km

1 000

1

m

km

= 20 m

= 2x10 1 m


Problem #5

Convert 20 centimeters to m

20 cm

1

100

m

cm

= 0.20 m

= .2 m

= 2x10 -1 m


Problem #6

Convert 450 milliliters to dL

450 mL

1

100

dL

mL

= 4.5 dL


Problem #7

Convert 10 kilograms to grams

10 kg

1 000

1

g

kg

= 10 000 g

= 1x10 4 g


Problem #8

Convert 935 mg to cg

935 mg

1

10

cg

mg

= 93.5 cg

= 9.35x10 1 cg


Problem #9

Convert 5.2 kg to mg

5.2 kg

1 000

g

1 000

mg

x

x

= mg

1

1

kg

1 g

= 5 200 000 mg

= 5.2x10 6 mg


Problem #10

Convert 175 mL to cm 3

175 mL

x

1

cm 3

= 175 cm 3

1

1

mL

= 1.75x10 2 cm 3

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