Energy Measurement Units & Unit Conversion


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If 1 cal = 4.186 J, how many joules is 10,000 calories?

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1. If 1 Btu = 252 cal, how many Calories are in 10 Btu?

2. Which of the following conversion factors is correct?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Energy is a vast concept with many avenues. This quiz and worksheet will focus specifically on unit conversion by providing you with multiple practice problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These practice problems will assess your knowledge of:

  • Converting calories to joules
  • The best way to convert British thermal units to calories
  • Different conversion factors
  • The relationship between British thermal units and water temperature
  • How to calculate kilowatt hours

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve conversion practice problems
  • Information recall - access your prior knowledge of energy units
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the practical use of energy in a different light

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more about energy conversion, take a look at the accompanying lesson titled Physics Lab on Energy Measurement Units & Unit Conversion. It delves into concepts such as:

  • Conversion formulas
  • The different types of energy units
  • Practical uses of each type of energy unity and their conversions