How to Convert Standard Units of Measure


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What is 140 pounds in kilograms?

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1. What is 70 degrees Fahrenheit in Celsius?

2. What is 120 kilometers in miles?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Since most of the world uses the metric system, knowing how to convert between standard units and the metric system is essential. This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of these types of conversions. For this quiz, you'll need to know how to convert measurements such as pounds and Fahrenheit to their metric equivalent.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this worksheet and quiz to review your knowledge of how to solve these conversion problems:

  • Pounds to kilograms
  • Fahrenheit to Celsius
  • Kilometers to miles
  • Kilograms to pounds
  • Miles to kilometers

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on measurement conversions
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as metric and standard units of measurement
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve various measurement conversion problems

Additional Learning

Get a better look at how the metric system relates to our measurement system by watching the corresponding lesson called How to Convert Standard Units of Measure. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify the U.S. measurement system
  • Examine the metric system and how it differs from standard units
  • Describe how to change from pounds to kilograms and back
  • Appreciate how to convert between the temperature scales
  • Explain the process of converting miles to kilometers