# Operations with metric units

### Operations with metric units

#### Lessons

In this lesson, we will learn:

• Subtracting mixed metric units

Notes:

Metric Units of Length:

1km = 1000 m
1 m = 100 cm
1 cm = 10 mm Metric Units of Volume

1L = 1000 mL Metric Units of Weight

1kg = 1000 g -to add or subtract measurements – measurements must be in the SAME units

1. Group together like units
2. Add like units (starting with smaller units)
3. Rename and Regroup units (if you need to)

Subtracting Metric Units Steps
1. Group together like units
2. Rename and regroup units (if you need to)
3. Subtract like units
• Introduction
Introduction to Operations with Metric Units
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Subtracting mixed metric units

• 1.
a)
6cm 2mm + 12 cm 8mm

b)
12 kg 150 g + 8 kg 90 g

c)
3 L 20mL + 5 L

• 2.
Subtracting Mixed Customary Units
Subtract:
a)
12 L 20 mL - 3 L

b)
8 m 34 cm - 3 m 21 cm

c)
2 kg - 1000g

• 3.
Operations with metric units: Word problems
Subtract:
a)
Sam drove for 12 km 9 m and then took a break. After his break he drove 8 km 2m. How far in total did he drive?

b)
Adam has an 8kg 20g bag of soil to use in his garden. If he uses 3 kg in the front garden and 2 kg 18 g in the back garden, how much soil does he have left?