Mixed Measurement Word Problems Worksheets
Word problems tend to give students difficulty because they express themselves in descriptive form. Students find this method of presenting math abstract and convoluted. The best way to break through an impasse is experience through practice and taking the time to break down what is being asked. We encourage teachers to always provide students with a sample walk through problem before letting them go off on their own. These worksheets cover a wide range of word problem-based problems. These are great for gaining a better understand and application of your measurement units.
Aligned Standard: Grade 4 Measurement - 4.MD.2
- Liquid Volume Problems Step-by-Step Lesson- You need a ton of soup, but you only have milliliter measurement tools.
- Guided Lesson - Time, salary and running pace problems for you to have fun with.
- Guided Lesson Explanation - I explain these more with cross multiplication to make it clear and understandable.
- Practice Worksheet - A cadre of problems that cover all types of units and in some cases, require conversions.
- Volume Word Problem Five Worksheet Pack - I find that students have a great deal of trouble with these type of problems, that is why there is plenty of practice for you.
- Matching Worksheet - Match the word problems with measurements to their answer.
- Answer Keys - These are for all the unlocked materials above.
These are some fun problems, but you need to read them thoroughly to truly grasp what is being asked of you.
- Homework 1 - Kitty prepared 4 kiloliters of vegetable soup for her daughter's birthday party. She has to serve the soup to each guest. A soup bowl holds 150 milliliters of soup. How many soup bowls will she be able to fill?
- Homework 2 - Jai went shopping. He buys a shirt for $50.34 and trousers for $60.50. He also buys a new pair of shoes for $35.40. Then, he gets a packet of cookies for $14.00 and candies for $7.90. If he started with $180.45, how much money does he have left?
- Homework 3 - Jacob works for a company where earns $10.00 per hour. If he works for 7 hours, how much money will Jacob earn?
These are the types of problems with many distracting variables. Have students circle the ones that matter.
- Candy, Parties, and Apples Practice 1 - Emma buys 10 candies from the shop. Each candy weighs 50 grams. How many grams of candy did Emma buy?
- Practice 2 - Abigail went to the Towers Market for 1 hour and 15 minutes. She then spent 2 hours in the Boston Commons. It took her 30 minutes to travel between the two market places. How much time did she spend shopping and travelling?
- Practice 3 - Jasper gets $80 from his father and mother. If he gets 1/4 of his money from his mother, how much money did his mother give him?
Math Skill Quizzes
I made sure that every quiz had at least one of each problem type.
- Quiz 1 - Tom goes to a fruit shop and picks out a watermelon that has a mass of 1,500 grams. How many kilograms is the watermelon?
- Quiz 2 - Blake received $450 from his father. He wants to spend his money on three things: clothes, fuel and shoes. If he wants to spend the same amount for each item, how much money will he put towards each item?
- Quiz 3 - Noah wants to make 5 kiloliters of milk shake for his anniversary party. He has to serve the milk shakes to each guest. A glass holds 200 milliliters of milk shake. How many glasses will he be able to fill?
Tips For Solving Measurement Word Problems
These types of real-world math-based problems often feature units of measurement that complicate things a bit further beyond your basic math operational problem. The first step in attacking these problems is always to start by getting things sorted out first. This means that you get an idea of all measures involved and how they relate to each other listed out. I find it very helpful to start by drawing a picture and labelling where the measures are located relative to one another. Once we have a visual diagram of what is going on, now we can sort out how these things interact and start to search for formulas that explain their mathematical relationship together. In the end, make sure that you have properly labelled the units of the final measure.
Common Measurement Units for Distance, Time, and Liquid Volume
Measurement for units is a standard which is used to express the size of any physical quantities. There are various things that have their separate units to measure how much they are. Here, we will tell you about the measuring units of distance, time and liquid volume.
Distance - Distance is a measurement of how far apart two objects or two points or two locations are. The most used unit for measuring distance is the meter. The meter can be further changed by centimeters and kilometers, depending on your preference and the overall distance. Another unit used is the inch, while foot which equals to 12 inches.
Time - Time is defined as the duration required to complete a task. It is measured commonly in three units, i.e., seconds, minutes and hours. Second is the primary unit for measuring time, and it is equal to one tick of the clock's second hand. The minute and hours are calculated by multiplying those seconds.
Liquid Volume - Liquid volume or volume, in general, is the space covered by an object or for liquid, it tells us the space covered by the container. The most common unit for measuring liquid volume is liter.