# Equivalent Measurements (Decimals)

Videos to help Grade 5 students learn how to use decimal multiplication to express equivalent measurements.

Common Core Standards: 5.NBT.5, 5.NBT.7, 5.MD.1, 5.NBT.1, 5.NBT.2

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New York State Common Core Math Module 2, Grade 5, Lesson 14

Grade 5 Mathematics Reference Sheet

Conversions

1 centimeter = 10 millimeters
1 meter = 100 centimeters = 1,000 millimeters
1 kilometer = 1,000 meters

1 gram = 1,000 milligrams
1 kilogram = 1,000 grams

1 pound = 16 ounces
1 ton = 2,000 pounds

1 cup = 8 fluid ounces
1 pint = 2 cups
1 quart = 2 pints
1 gallon = 4 quarts

1 liter = 1,000 milliliters
1 kiloliter = 1,000 liters

1 mile = 5.280 feet
1 mile = 1,760 yards Lesson 14 Concept Development

Problem 1
7.43 kilometers = _____ meters
Problem 2
1.8 miles = _____ yards
Problem 3
0.83 kilograms = _____ grams = _____ milligrams

Lesson 14 Problem Set

1. Convert. Use your Reference Sheet to help you remember the conversion factors.
a. 4.5 km = _______ m
b. _______ fl oz = 2.75 c
e. 3.25 gal = _______ qt
Lesson 14 Homework

This video demonstrates how to find equivalent measurements with decimals as factors.

1. Convert. Use your Reference Sheet if necessary.

a. 2.7 kL = _______ L
b. _______ fl oz = 4.25 c

d. 9.13 kg = _____ g
g. 1.3 tons = _____ lb
3. A standard hot tub holds 2.3 kiloliters of water. After filling up two of nine hot tubs, Johnson’s water service truck empties. How many liters of water are still needed to fill the remaining tubs?

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