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Lesson 6 - Measuring in Metres and Centimetres



 
Determine whether you would measure the length of each object in centimetres or metres.
a.
centimetres
b.
metres
 

 1. 

a stack of quarters
 

 2. 

an ant
 

 3. 

your foot
 

 4. 

the floor of your classroom
 

 5. 

a sailboat
 

 6. 

a pencil
 

 7. 

a window
 

 8. 

Estimate the height of a stack of 4 math textbooks.
a.
about 1 cm
b.
about 1 m
c.
about 10 cm
d.
about 10 m
 

 9. 

Estimate the height of your classroom.
a.
about 1 cm
b.
about 1 m
c.
about 5 cm
d.
about 3 m
 

 10. 

What would you use to measure the length of a car?
a.
centimetres
b.
metres and centimetres
 



 
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