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Details for problem "Convert units of measurement"

Quickname: 4491

Suitable for grades: Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6


Convert volume, length, time, area, time units.



Units of measurement of different physical quantities have to be converted from a base notation covering only one unit to the proper notation with multiple units if appropriate.

The physical quantities available are

Money (Euro, Cent)

Money (dollars, cents)

Length (metric units)

Volume (metric units, litres)

Volume (metric units, dm^3)

Time (hms)

Time (dhms)

Weight (metric units)

The number of problems is adjustable. A limit can be set on the number of units covered (for example, for length, if two units are selected, the measurement may be given in m and dm, cm and mm or km and m).

The direction of conversion may be

- from a base unit to multiple units e.g. 1234mm = 1m 2dm 3cm 4mm

- or the other way round, from multiple units to a base unit, e.g. 2km 2m = 2002m.

Topics: Units, Written

Tags: Area, Money, Units

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Customization options for this problem

ParameterPossible values
Number of problems1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Physical quantityArea (metric), Length (metric), Weight (metric), Time (dhms), Time (hms), Volume litres (metric), Volume dm2 (metric), Money (USD), Money (EUR)
Direction of conversionunits to base, base to units
Max number of units2, 3, 4, 5, 6

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