Year 5

Year 5

# Solving problems involving various units of measure

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

1. In this lesson, we will investigate word problems that challenge us to convert between various units of measures previously covered in the unit.

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## Starter quiz

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### 5 Questions

Q1.
Which of the below is approximately equivalent to 200 kg?
4.4 lb
400 lb
44 lb
Q2.
Person A lifts 440 pounds and person B lifts 215 kilograms. How much more does person B lift than person A?
10 kg
25 kg
50 kg
Q3.
At the gym Anthony lifts 8 kg and Declan lifts 12 kg, what is the total amount they both lift in pounds?
4.4 lb
440 lb
54 lb
Q4.
A family carry four suitcases with the following weights: 20 kg, 33 lb, 22 kg, 30.8 lb. What is the total weight of all 4 suitcases?
101 kg
81 kg
91 kg
Q5.
What is the answer to the following calculation? 50 kg x 2 + 110 lb
130 kg
165 kg
60 lb

## Exit quiz

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### 5 Questions

Q1.
It takes me 50 minutes to complete an 8 km walk. In theory, how long would it take me to complete a 16 km walk?
1 hour 30 minutes
Correct answer: 1 hour and 20 minutes
2 hours 50 minutes
50 minutes
Q2.
If it takes a nail around 3 mm to grow in 1 month, then how long does a nail grow in 1 year?
4.3 cm
4.6 cm
43 cm
Q3.
If an athlete can run 5 miles in approximately 20 minutes, then how long will it take them to run 32 km?
1 hour
Correct answer: 1 hour 20 minutes
1 hour 40 minutes
75 minutes
Q4.
A hairdresser uses approx. 120 g of hair dye for every 20 cm of hair. If my hair is 50 cm long then how much hair dyes will she need to use?