Using the "Table of Common Units" on page 8 and more specifically the table below one can convert in the metric system quite easily.

Value |
1000 |
100 |
10 |
1 |
.1 |
.01 |
.001 |

Prefix |
Kilo |
Hecto |
Deca |
Base Unit |
Deci |
Centi |
Mili |

If the conversion is from kiloliters to liters then place you finger on the kiloliters and count the number of steps, and direction (Right or Left) you have to move to get to liters (base unit)

Problem: convert 4.52 kiloliters to liters

Value |
1000 |
100 |
10 |
1 |
.1 |
.01 |
.001 |

Prefix |
Kilo |
Hecto |
Deca |
Base Unit |
Deci |
Centi |
Mili |

Now that you know that you have to move the decimal point, in your data 3 decimal places to the right.

Problem: convert 4.52 kiloliters to liters Answer: there are 4520 liters in 4.52 kiloliters.

Yes, you will be able to use this table on any test or exam offered in this class.