Adding Units of Measurement

(Length, Mass, Capacity - Metric)

                    Lesson 1

 

                                                            Problem:                   Add 15 km to 10 m                                                           

Solution                    Change 10 Km into m.

 

Step 1:                                                1 kilometer    = 1000 meters

                                   

15 km             = 15 x 1000 = 15,000 m

 

 

Solution                    Adding 10 m to 15,000m    =          15,000 + 10

 

Step 2:                                                                        =    15,010

                            

Add the unit symbol

 Solution                    The answer is: 15,010m

                                  

 Complete      

 

                                                            Try two practice problems:  

 

Add the following:

 

A.   12 kg + 10g = _____     

 

B.   40 L + 20 mL= _____     

 

 

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