Conversion of units is a multi-step process that involves division and multiplication by a factor. We need to convert units because there are numerous ways to measure an object. For example, distance can be measured in kilometers, miles, etc. Similarly, weight can be measured in pounds as well as in kilograms. There are various units of conversion that are used to measure various parameters. Word problems related to conversion are important as they provide students with real-life scenarios where conversion of units can be of great help.