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How many jumps does it take?
Ladder Method 1 2 3 KILO 1000 Units HECTO 100 Units DEKA 10 Units DECI 0.1 Unit Metres Litres grams CENTI 0.01 Unit MILLI Unit How do you use the “ladder” method? 1st – Determine your starting point. 2nd – Count the “jumps” to your ending point. 3rd – Move the decimal the same number of jumps in the same direction. 4 km = _________ m Starting Point Ending Point How many jumps does it take? 4. 1 __. 2 __. 3 __. = 4000 m

Conversion Practice Try these conversions using the ladder method.
1000 mg = _______ g 1 L = _______ mL 160 cm = _______ mm 14 km = _______ m 109 g = _______ kg 250 m = _______ km Compare using <, >, or =. 56 cm m 7 g mg

Metric Conversion Challenge
Try these conversions, using the ladder method. 1) 2000 mg = _______ g 2) 5 L = _______ mL 3) 16 cm = _______ mm 4) 104 km = _______ m 5) 198 g = _______ kg 6) 2500 m = _______ km 7) 480 cm = _____ m 8) 75 mL = _____ L 9) 65 g = _____ mg 10) 5.6 kg = _____ g 11) 50 cm = _____ m 12) 6.3 cm = _____ mm 13) 8 mm = _____ cm 14) 5.6 m = _____ cm 15) 120 mg = _____ g Compare using <, >, or =. 15) 63 cm m 17) 5 g mg 18) 1,500 mL L 19) 536 cm dm 20) 43 mg g 21) 3.6 m cm

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