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You convert to a larger unit. Smaller to larger. Metre is 1000 times larger than a millimetre

No, never.

They aren't relevant units of measurement you boob.

Larger as the kilometer is one thousand times a meter.

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You divide by the conversion factor.You divide by the conversion factor.You divide by the conversion factor.You divide by the conversion factor.

Because when you convert to a larger unit, you know that you will wind up with less of them, and if you divide by a number greater than ' 1 ', then the quotient is always a smaller number than you started with.

divide

You convert to a larger unit. Smaller to larger. Metre is 1000 times larger than a millimetre

Multiply

No, never.

you divide the smaller # into the bigger #----

Multiplication.

Yes.

They aren't relevant units of measurement you boob.

To convert from a larger unit to a smaller unit you would multiply. Ex: 5 km = 5000 m Where 1 km = 1000 m <><><><><> It depends on which factor you are multiplying or dividing by. It can go either way. To convert from ounces to grams, for instance, you can divide by 28.350, or you can multiply by 0.035273.

Larger as the kilometer is one thousand times a meter.