Units of measurement

Overview:

In this article we will learn what units of measurement are, we will know their different types and we will see examples. At the end of the article you will be able to find a table that concentrates all the units of measure.

A1 - Units of measurement

Table of contents:

With the units of measurement we measure different things or aspects. We will come across them every time we want to quantify something. For example, with measures such as meters and kilometers we can measure length. With measures such as gram, kilogram and ton we can measure weight.

For us the most important measurements are those of the following items:

Length measurements (With units such as the following: centimeter, meter, kilometer).

Measures of weight (With units such as gram, kilogram)

Measures of time (with units such as second, minute, hour)

Monetary measures (with units of the type cent, peso, cent, dollar)

Area measures (With units of the type square centimeter, square meter)

Volume measures (With units of type cubic centimeter, cubic meter, liter)

Practice Units of Measurement

examples with solutions for units of measurement

Exercise #1

How many cm³ are there in a m³?

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Answer

1000000cm3 1000000cm^3

Exercise #2

0.5m=?cm 0.5m=?cm

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Answer

50 50

Exercise #3

5cm=?mm 5cm=?mm

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Answer

50 50

Exercise #4

Convert 6.8dm3 6.8dm^3 into milliliters.

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Answer

6800ml 6800ml

Exercise #5

7min=?hr 7min=?hr

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Answer

760 \frac{7}{60}

examples with solutions for units of measurement

Exercise #1

5000cm=?km 5000cm=?km

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Answer

0.005 0.005

Exercise #2

7m=?cm 7m=?cm

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Answer

700 700

Exercise #3

7m=?cm 7m=?cm

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Answer

700 700

Exercise #4

How many milliliters are in a liter?

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Answer

1,000ml 1,000ml

Exercise #5

What is 100 m³ written as cm³?

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Answer

100,000,000cm3 100,000,000cm^3

examples with solutions for units of measurement

Exercise #1

2hr=?sec 2hr=?sec

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Answer

7200 7200

Exercise #2

12cm=?dm 12cm=?dm

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Answer

1.2 1.2

Exercise #3

143535 milliliters are? liters

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Answer

143.535l 143.535l

Exercise #4

Convert 16,848dm3 16,848dm^3 into liters.

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Answer

16,848l 16,848l

Exercise #5

Convert 1.6l 1.6l into milliliters.

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Answer

1600ml 1600ml