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Who Weighs More or Less

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Kindergarten Measurement - K.MD.A.2

How to Judge Who Weighs More or Less - Visually, people and things can be deceptive. Especially in the case of their weights, one can find it very difficult to judge between two things that which one of them is heavier. In the case of people, it can be more difficult to guess the weight of someone. There can be people who look slim in appearance but weigh more than expected. Or, there can be an opposite case as well. So, while making a comparison, how to judge who weighs more or less? A common method of weighing things or people is to compare their weights with some commonly known weights. It is an easy way of finding out what weighs more and what weighs less. First, you make a known weight, a yardstick, and then you compare the weights of the other two things that you wanted to compare. For example, the average weight of a refrigerator is somewhere around 100 kg. Now, to determine the weight of two persons, one can make a comparison visually by making them stand next to a refrigerator. If both of them have the same width, but one is a bit taller than the refrigerator, and the other one is a bit shorter, the taller person will weigh more. And by comparing their weights with that of the refrigerator, we will have an idea about their weights as well. It is one of the many ways through which one can judge who weighs more or less. Students can use these worksheets and lessons to determine the relative weight of an object that is provided.

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