 # Metric Conversions (Exponents)

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Examples, solutions, videos to help Grade 5 students learn how to use exponents to denote powers of 10 with application to metric conversions.

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

New York State Common Core Math Grade 5, Module 1, Lesson 4
Grade 5, Module 1, Lesson 4 Worksheet (pdf)

The following figure shows how to use powers of ten for metric conversion. Scroll down the page for examples and solutions. Lesson 4 Exit Ticket

1. Convert:

a. 2 meters to centimeters 2 m × _________ = _________ cm

b. 40 milliliters to liters 40 mL ÷ _________ = _________ L

2. Read each aloud as you write the equivalent measures.

a. 4.37 l = __________ L __________ mL

b. 81.62 kg = __________ kg ________ g

Use exponents to denote powers of 10 with application to metric conversions. Lesson 4 Homework

1. Convert:

a. 5 meters to centimeters 5 m × _________ = _________cm

b. 60 centimeters to meters 60 cm ÷ _________ = _________ m
c. 2300 milliliters to liters. 2300 mL ÷ _________ = _________L

Lesson 4 Homework

1. Convert:

a. 5 meters to centimeters 5 m × _________ = _________cm

2. Read each aloud as you write the equivalent measures.

b. 3.46 L = __________ L __________ mL

4. Eric and YiTing commute to school every day. Eric walks 0.81 km and YiTing walks 0.65 km. How far did each of them walk in meters? Explain your answer using an equation that includes an exponent.

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