# Metric System Conversions

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Metric System Conversions
METRIC MANIA Metric System Conversions

Metric Mania kilo- k 1000 hecto- h 100 deka- D 10 deci- d 0.1 centi- c
To convert to a SMALLER unit, move the decimal to the RIGHT. hecto- h 100 deka- D 10 basic unit m (meter) g (gram) L (liter) deci- d 0.1 centi- c 0.01 To convert to a LARGER unit, move the decimal to the LEFT. milli- m 0.001

Conversions 1000 mg= ___________ g 1000 mg= 1 g

Conversions 160 cm= _____________ mm 160 cm= 1600 mm

Conversions 109 g= __________ kg 109 g= .109 kg

Conversions 1 L= _______ mL 1 L= 1000 mL

Conversions 14 km= ___________ m 14 km= 14,000 m

Conversions 250 m= ___________ km 250 m= .250 km

Compare Which is bigger: 56 cm or 6 m 56 cm= .56 m .56 m or 6 m 6 meters is bigger!

Compare Which is bigger: 7 g or 698 mg 7 g= 7000 mg 7000 mg or 698 mg 7 g is bigger!

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