# Metric Units Of Length Worksheet

Chapter 15, Lesson 4
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Metric Units of Length
CA Standards
NS 3.2,
AF 1.5
Convert decimeters to centimeters.
Convert centimeters to decimeters.
60 dm =
3,000 cm =
cm
dm
When you convert from larger units
When you convert from smaller units
to smaller units, the number of units
to larger units, the number of units
increases. So, multiply by the number
decreases. So, divide by the number
of centimeters in a decimeter.
of centimeters in a decimeter.
×
=
÷
=
60
10
600
3,000
10
300
number of
centimeters
centimeters
number of
centimeters
decimeters
decimeters
in a
in 60
centimeters in a
in 3,000
decimeter
decimeters
decimeter
centimeters
Solution: 60 dm = 600 cm
Solution: 3,000 cm = 300 dm
Use the table below to ﬁ nd the missing number.
80 cm =
700 dm =
9 km =
dm
m
m
1.
2.
3.
m = 40 dm
km = 7,000 m
m = 500 cm
4.
5.
6.
Metric Units of Length
1 centimeter (cm) = 10 millimeters (mm)
1 decimeter (dm) = 10 centimeters
1 meter (m) = 10 decimeters
1 kilometer (km) = 1,000 meters
Writing Math
Cody plans to run in a 200-m race at a track
meet. He wants to know how many decimeters he will run. Tell him how
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