# Metric measurement conversion information

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Information for year 7 students measurement unit

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• 1. Common units of length Millimetres (mm) Centimetres (cm) Metres (m) Kilometres (km)
• 2. Converting between units The diagram below shows the factor that you need to multiply or divide your distance by: Example: How many cms is 10 m? 10m x 100 = 1 000 cm There are 1 000 cm in 10 m
• 3. Common units of weight Milligrams (mg) Grams (g) Kilograms (kg) Tonnes (t)
• 4. Converting between units The diagram on the right shows the factor that you need to multiply or divide your weight by:Example: How many milligrams are there in 1 kg? 1 kg x 1000 x 1000 = 1 000 000 mg There are 1 000 000 mg in 1 kg
• 5. Common units of area mL millilitres L litres kL kilolitres ML mega litres
• 6. Converting between units The diagram to the right shows the factor that you need to multiply or divide your area by:
• 7. Common units of area mm2 millimetres squared cm2 centimetres squared m2 metres squared ha hectares km2 kilometres squared
• 8. Converting between units The diagram to the right shows the factor that you need to multiply or divide your area by: