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Conversion Factors

KS3 Maths Foundation Questions – Conversion Factors

1) John is part of the flat earth society. His membership grants him a car:

a) What is his car’s length in cm if its length in metres is 4.8m?
Note 1m = 100cm =

b) What Is his car’s weight in grams if it weighs 2494kg?
Note 1kg = 1000g

2) If a container can hold 20 gallons of oil.

a) How many litres can it hold (1 gallon = 4.5 litres)

b) What is the volume of the container in cm3?
Note 1000 cm3 = 1 litre

3) A healthy baby weighs in at around 14 pounds(lb). what is that weight in stones and ounces(oz)

a) (14 lb = 1 stone)

b) (1 lb = 16 oz)

4) The penalty area is 18 yards wide in football. How far is that in
a) feet and b) inches

a) (3 feet = 1 yard)

b) (1 foot = 12 inches)

5) London to Madrid is 1069 miles. What is that distance in kilometres if 1 mile = 1.6km?

KS3 Maths Higher Questions – Conversion Factors

1) John is part of the alien society. His membership grants him a car.

a) What is his car’s length in mm if its length in metres is 4.8m?

b) What is his car’s weight in pounds if it weighs 2494kg?
Note 1kg = 2.2lb

2) If a container can hold 20 gallons of oil.

a) How many millilitres can it hold (1 gallon = 3785ml)

b) What is the volume of the container in m3?
Note 1m3 = 1000000 ml

3) A healthy 6-foot man weighs in at around 12 stones.

a)what is that weight in pounds and ounces(oz)

(14 lb = 1 stone)

(1 lb = 16 oz)

b)what is his height in inches?

4) The penalty area is 18 yards wide in football. How far is that in a) feet and b) inches

a) (3 feet = 1 yard)

b) (1 foot = 12 inches)

5) London to Rome is 1256 miles. What is that distance in yards if 1 mile = 1760 yards?

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