Mathematics / Year 8 / Measurement and Geometry / Using units of measurement

Curriculum content descriptions

Choose appropriate units of measurement for area and volume and convert from one unit to another (ACMMG195)

Elaborations
• choosing units for area including mm2, cm2, m2, hectares, km2, and units for volume including mm3, cm3, m3
• recognising that the conversion factors for area units are the squares of those for the corresponding linear units
• recognising that the conversion factors for volume units are the cubes of those for the corresponding linear units
General capabilities
• Numeracy Numeracy
ScOT terms

SI units,  Square metres,  Conversion of units

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