4.01 Units of length

Interactive practice questions

Which is the best estimate for the distance between Sydney and Melbourne?

$10000$10000 metres

A

$7000$7000 metres

B

$5000$5000 km

C

$900$900 km

D

$10000$10000 metres

A

$7000$7000 metres

B

$5000$5000 km

C

$900$900 km

D
Easy
Less than a minute

Estimate the length of a bee.

Estimate the height of a mug.

Choose the best estimate for the length of a banana

Outcomes

1.3.1

choose and use appropriate metric units of length, their abbreviations, conversions between them, and appropriate levels of accuracy, such as mm for building and other trade contexts, cm for textiles

estimate lengths

1.3.3

convert between metric units of length and other length units for simple practical purposes, for example, 1 inch ≈ 2.54cm