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Converting larger units to smaller units
Learn how convert from measurements in big units (like kilograms) to measurements in small units (like grams). For example, 2 kilograms is the same as 2000 grams.
We want you to feel comfortable moving between seconds, minutes, and hours. Let's create some tables where we compare and covert these measurements of time.
Here's a practice example that gets us thinking about how change feet to inches. Will you get any feet of snow this winter? How many inches is that? Come on, snow days!
Even if you live the U.S. don't assume that you won't use metric distance units. There are lots of situations where your knowledge of kilometers, for example, will come in handy.
Moving easily between gallons, quarts, pints, cups, and fluid ounces makes you really valuable in a ton of different situations.
We're converting kilograms to milligrams and tons to ounces. Let's do this example together.
Practice converting a measure to a smaller unit. Items include metric units, U.S. customary units, and units of time.