# Metric Conversions WP

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```					                                 Move the decimal to the left.
kilo-
hecto-
deka-    Base
Unit
deci-
centi-
milli-
Move the decimal to the right.
300
3 m = _____ cm

1. Locate meters on the steps.
2. Move two steps to the right to get to centimeters.

3. Move the decimal point two places to the right adding
zeros as needed.
3 = 3.00

3.00               30.0               300.
19 000
19 g = _______ mg

1. Locate grams on the steps.
2. Move three steps to the right to get to milligrams.

3. Move the decimal point three places to the right adding
zeros as needed.

19.             190.               1900.               19000.
3 900
3.9 km = _____ m

1. Locate kilometers on the steps.
2. Move three steps to the right to get to meters.

3. Move the decimal point three places to the right adding
zeros as needed.

3.9             39.                390.                3900.
9
9 000 mm = _____ m

1. Locate millimeters on the steps.
2. Move three steps to the left to get to meters.

3. Move the decimal point three places to the left adding
zeros as needed.

9 000.         900.0               90.00                9.000
0.5
500 mg = _____ g

1. Locate milligrams on the steps.
2. Move three steps to the left to get to grams.

3. Move the decimal point three places to the left adding
zeros as needed.

500.             50.0                5.00                 .500
0.019
19 m = _____ km

1. Locate meters on the steps.
2. Move three steps to the left to get to kilometers.

3. Move the decimal point three places to the left adding
zeros as needed.

19.              1.9                 .19                .019
Metric Mania Conversion Practice

1
1 000 mg = _____ g     1 L = 1 000 mL
_____

160 cm = 1 600 mm
_____        14 km = 14 000 m
_____

109 g = 0.109 kg
_____         250 m =0.25 km
_____

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3 000
3 km = __________ m
7
7 000 m = __________ km
3
30 mm = __________ cm
11
1100 cm = __________ m
50
5 cm = __________ mm
4
4 000 g = __________ kg
9 000
9 kg = __________ g
9
90 mg = __________ cg
6 000
6 g = __________ mg
10
10 000 mL = __________ L
0.002
2 L = __________ kL
15
150 mm = __________ cm
3 000
3 kg = __________ g
55
5.5 cm = __________ mm
6 700
6.7 km = __________ m
2 500
2.5 L = __________ mL
250
0.25 L = __________ mL

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