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# Convert Units (Word Problems) Worksheet

## 8 problems   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.

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## Teaching to Solve Convert Units Word Problems Easily

Follow the steps given below to teach your students to convert unit word problems easily.

• Step 1: Identify the unit in the word problem that you are provided with.
• Step 2: Identify the unit that you want to convert to.
• Step 3: Apply appropriate conversion factors and perform math calculations and evaluate your result.

Let us take an example to understand how to convert unit word problems easily.

Example: A weightlifter can lift 500 lbs. How much is that into kilograms?

Solution:

2.2 lbs = 1kg

Thus, 500 lbs = (1/2.2) * 500 = 227.27 kgs

## Why Should You Solve Convert Units Word Problems Worksheet for Your Students?

• Solving converting units word problems worksheet provides your students with wide knowledge about various units of conversion.
• Your students will have an idea of different units that are used in various parts of the world and the same can be used by them in real life situations.

You can download and print these super fun convert units word problems worksheet pdf for your students. You can also try our Convert Units (Word Problems) Problems and Convert Units (Word Problems) Quiz  as well for a better understanding of the concepts.

## Teaching to Solve Convert Units Word Problems Easily

Follow the steps given below to teach your students to convert unit word problems easily.

• Step 1: Identify the unit in the word problem that you are provided with.
• Step 2: Identify the unit that you want to convert to.
• Step 3: Apply appropriate conversion factors and perform math calculations and evaluate your result.

Let us take an example to understand how to convert unit word problems easily.

Example: A weightlifter can lift 500 lbs. How much is that into kilograms?

Solution:

2.2 lbs = 1kg

Thus, 500 lbs = (1/2.2) * 500 = 227.27 kgs

## Why Should You Solve Convert Units Word Problems Worksheet for Your Students?

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