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# Metric Conversions Move the decimal to the left. kilo- hecto- deka-

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Metric Conversions Move the decimal to the left. kilo- hecto- deka-
Base Unit deci- centi- milli- Move the decimal to the right.

Examples 3 m = _____ cm 300 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.

Examples 19 g = _______ mg 19 000 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.

Examples 3.9 km = _____ m 3 900 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.

Examples 9 000 mm = _____ m 9 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

Examples 500 mg = _____ g 0.5 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

Examples 19 m = _____ km 0.019 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 1 000 mg = _____ g 1 L = _____ mL 160 cm = _____ mm 14 km = _____ m 109 g = _____ kg 250 m = _____ km 1 600 14 000 0.109 0.25 Packet: page 9

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

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