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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 km =1000 m10 m100 m Q 2: 1 dg = ___cg100010100 Q 3: 1 g(gram) =10 mg1000 mg100 mg Q 4: 1 cm =1000 mm10 0mm10 mm Q 5: 1 dm = __ cm100100010 Q 6: 1 l (liter) =10 ml100 ml1000 ml Q 7: 1 cg (centigram)=1000 mg100 mg10 mg Q 8: 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)FalseTrue Question 9: This question is available to subscribers only! Question 10: This question is available to subscribers only!