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Try using a bit of common sense, shall we?

5 mm is less than half the width of a finger.

5 cm is about the length of a finger

5 dm is about the length of your forearm (and hand)

5 m is about three times as long as you are tall.

Now see if you can work out which is the most appropriate.

Q: What is the most appropiate length of a skateboard 5 mm 5 cm 5 dm or 5 meters?

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Meters

length would be about 1dm, but dms are not used. centimetres would be more mainstream to use

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A tape measure that measure in feet and inches (or meters and centimeters) would be most appropriate.

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kilometers

It depends on what you're measuring it for. You could be testing it for the following measurements: Height (using meters would be the most appropriate). Length (using meters would be the most appropriate, kilometres if long enough) Mass (tonnes would be the most appropriate). Volume (m3 would be the most appropriate). Area (m2 would be the most appropriate). Time taken to cross (depends on the length of the bridge. Minutes and seconds would be appropriate).

Meters

Any measure of length will do, but the most common would be feet or meters.

Grams is no good - it is a measure of weight not length. Kilometers measure length - but only if your table-top is a few miles long. Most appropriate would be Meters - your average dining table is about one-and-a-half meters long.

Metres.

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length would be about 1dm, but dms are not used. centimetres would be more mainstream to use

Most UTP cable is limited to 100 meters.

Meters

Meters or feet. It is usually meters though. Eg: 2.1M

A standard board is usally 31-33" long. Usally the shorter the skater the shorter the board. The lenght of a skateboard is personal preference. Over time a skater will find out what size board works best for them. It is kinda hard to go wrong with length any standard board is appropriate.