LengthMeasurement of length
You can measure how long things are, or how tall, or how far apart they are.
|Example: The fork is 20 centimeters long.|
A meter is equal to 100 centimeters.
1m = 100cm
The length of this guitar is about 1 meter.
Meters might be used to measure the length of a house, or the size of a playground.
Convert the following measurement to the unit indicated:
a. 8m = ______cm
8m = 8 x 100cm
= 800 cm
b. 320cm = ____m_____cm
320cm = 300 cm + 20cm
= 3m 20cm