# Common Core: 5th Grade Math : Convert Among Different-Sized Standard Measurement Units: CCSS.Math.Content.5.MD.A.1

## Example Questions

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### Example Question #1 : Measurement & Data

What is the area, in meters, of a rectangle that is 200 centimeters long and 5 meters wide?

(1 meter is equivalent to 100 centimeters.)

Explanation:

### Example Question #1 : Convert Among Different Sized Standard Measurement Units: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Md.A.1

How many  are in

Explanation:

To solve this problem we can make proportions.

We know that , and we can use  has our unknown.

Next, we want to cross multiply and divide to isolate the  on one side.

The  will cancel and we are left with

### Example Question #2 : Convert Among Different Sized Standard Measurement Units: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Md.A.1

How many  are in

Explanation:

To solve this problem we can make proportions.

We know that  and we can use  as our unknown.

Next, we want to cross multiply and divide to isolate the  on one side.

The  will cancel and we are left with

### Example Question #3 : Convert Among Different Sized Standard Measurement Units: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Md.A.1

How many  are in

Explanation:

To solve this problem we can make proportions.

We know that  and we can use  as our unknown.

Next, we want to cross multiply and divide to isolate the  on one side.

The  will cancel and we are left with

### Example Question #4 : Convert Among Different Sized Standard Measurement Units: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Md.A.1

How many  are in

Explanation:

To solve this problem we can make proportions.

We know that  and we can use  as our unknown.

Next, we want to cross multiply and divide to isolate the  on one side.

The  will cancel and we are left with

### Example Question #5 : Convert Among Different Sized Standard Measurement Units: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Md.A.1

How many  are in

Explanation:

To solve this problem we can make proportions.

We know that  and we can use  as our unknown.

Next, we want to cross multiply and divide to isolate the  on one side.

The  will cancel and we are left with

### Example Question #6 : Convert Among Different Sized Standard Measurement Units: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Md.A.1

How many  are in

Explanation:

To solve this problem we can make proportions.

We know that  and we can use  as our unknown.

Next, we want to cross multiply and divide to isolate the  on one side.

The  will cancel and we are left with

### Example Question #7 : Convert Among Different Sized Standard Measurement Units: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Md.A.1

How many  are in

Explanation:

To solve this problem we can make proportions.

We know that , and we can use  as our unknown.

Next, we want to cross multiply and divide to isolate the  on one side.

The  will cancel and we are left with

### Example Question #8 : Convert Among Different Sized Standard Measurement Units: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Md.A.1

How many  are in

Explanation:

To solve this problem we can make proportions.

We know that , and we can use  as our unknown.

Next, we want to cross multiply and divide to isolate the  on one side.

The  will cancel and we are left with

### Example Question #9 : Convert Among Different Sized Standard Measurement Units: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Md.A.1

How many  are in

Explanation:

To solve this problem we can make proportions.

We know that , and we can use  as our unknown.

Next, we want to cross multiply and divide to isolate the  on one side.

The  will cancel and we are left with

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