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MEAP Preparation - Grade 6 Mathematics
3.8 Changing Units in the Metric System

Example: How many kilograms are there in 5.5 grams?
1 kg = 1000 g
5.5 gms = 5.5/1000
Answer: 0.0055 kg

Directions: Answer the following questions. Also write at least ten examples of your own.
Q 1: How many centimeters are in a meter?

Q 2: 20 millimeters is equal to how many centimeters?

Q 3: Which is greater 100 milligrams or 100 grams?

Q 4: How many liters are in a kiloliter?

Q 5: What metric unit would you use to measure your weight?

Q 6: What metric unit would you use to measure the amount of liquid in an eyedropper?

Q 7: How many milligrams are in a gram?

Q 8: What metric unit would you use to weigh an apple?

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