Converting Measurements
To convert a large unit to a small unit you need to multiply.
To convert a small unit to a large unit you need to divide.
Linear Units
1 centimeter (cm) = 10 millimeters (mm)
1 decimeter (dm) = 10 centimeters
1 meter (m) = 10 decimeters
1 meter = 100 centimeters
1 kilometer = 1,000 meters
Mass
1 gram (g) = 1,000 milligrams (mg)
1 kilogram (kg) = 1, 000 grams
Capacity
1 liter (L) = 1,000 milliliters (mL)