Multiple Unit Multipliers: Metric System of Measurement


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What is a unit multiplier?

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1. If there are 10 decigrams in 1 gram, convert 700 decigrams to grams.

2. Given that 1 minute = 60 seconds and that 1 second = 100 centiseconds, convert 20 minutes to centiseconds.

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About This Quiz and Worksheet

The metric system and its use of multiple unit multipliers are the subjects of this quiz and worksheet combo. Questions ask about the definition of a unit multiplier, along with conversion of hours to dekaseconds.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

You can expect to see the subjects listed below in the questions of this quiz:

  • Decigrams to grams
  • Minutes to centiseconds
  • Kilometers per hour to meters per hour
  • Hours to dekaseconds

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use a given conversion rate to solve practice problems
  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about the process of conversion
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can properly choose a definition for a unit multiplier

Additional Learning

To get more of a review, check out the lesson titled Multiple Unit Multipliers: Metric System of Measurement. There, you can go over the additional topics mentioned below:

  • A chart of metric prefixes and their measures
  • Cancelling old units
  • Other examples of conversion