Distance in the Metric System


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The basic unit for measuring length in the metric system is which of the following?

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1. How many meters are in 1 kilometer?

2. How many millimeters are in 1 kilometer?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your knowledge of distance using the metric system by way of these study assessments. You'll need to answer questions on certain areas like the basic unit for measuring length and how many meters are in one kilometer.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These study tools will guide you to:

  • Identify how many millimeters are in one kilometer
  • Convert centimeters to meters
  • Understand how to convert centimeters to millimeters

Skills Practiced

Practice the following skills by completing the quiz:

  • Problem solving - use your knowledge of the metric system to solve practice problems
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how many meters are in a kilometer and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about converting distance by using the metric system

Additional Learning

Use this lesson named Distance in the Metric System in order to learn more about the metric system and how to convert distance. Once you have finished the lesson, you will have gone over the following:

  • Define metric system
  • Understand the units of distance in the metric system
  • Analyze conversions and examples of distance using the metric system