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### MEAP Preparation - Grade 5 Mathematics2.16 Measurement Facts (Metric System)

 Example kilo 1000 kilo meter hecto 100 hecto meter deca 10 deca meter unit 1 meter deci .1 deci meter centi .01 centi meter milli .001 milli meter

Metric system is all based on powers of ten. So to remember the metric units:
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Kilo Hecto Deca Deci Centi Milli

10 mm = 1 cm
100 cm = 1 m
1000 m = 1 km

Example: 2 m = ___ mm
1 m = 1000 mm
Hence 2 m = 2 x 1000

Directions: Answer the following questions. Also write at least ten examples of your own.
 Q 1: 1 cl(centiliter) =10 ml1000 ml100 ml Q 2: 1 cm =10 mm10 0mm1000 mm Q 3: 1 g(gram) =10 cg100 cg1000 cg Q 4: 1 l (liter) =100 ml10 ml1000 ml Q 5: 1 km =100 m1000 m10 m Q 6: 1 dm = __ cm101000100 Q 7: Metric System is based on the decimal system. In this System the units can be easily remembered as the multiples of 10 ( 10, 100, 100 etc)TrueFalse Q 8: 1 dg = ___cg100101000 Question 9: This question is available to subscribers only! Question 10: This question is available to subscribers only!

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