Converting Units

Area and Perimeter

Story Problems

Measuring using common tools and units

Grab Bag

It is 1:30 pm and there are 2 hours left in the day. How many minutes is that?

120 minutes

What is the surface area of a cube whose sides have a length and width of 5 inches?

150 square inches

Bobbie was writing an article for the school newspaper about the amount of homework the 4th grade teachers were assigning. He was surprised to find out that the average student only spent 15 minutes per night doing homework. To make it sound longer, he decided to convert the time from minutes to seconds in the article. How many seconds did the average student spend on homework?

900 seconds

Which of these would you probably measure in meters?
A the height of a house
B the distance between two states
C the weight of a person
D the amount of water in a bottle

A the height of a house

Name 2 right angles in the room.

(accept correct answers)

How many centimeters are in 20 meters?

2,000 centimeters are in 20 meters

Nikki planned to buy a wall paper border for her bedroom. She measured the lengths of the walls and found the perimeter of her room. Her room was shaped like a rectangle with a length of 12 feet and a width of 10 feet. What is the perimeter?

54 feet

Christina had a rectangular garden with a perimeter of 36 feet. The fence surrounding it was falling down on one of the short sides (width). If the length of the garden was 10 feet, how many feet of fence did she need to replace the broken portion (width) of the fence?

8 feet

Which unit could be used to measure the weight of a ten year old?

kilograms or pounds

What angle (obtuse, actue, or right) is formed by the hands on the clock at 3:00?

right

How many milliliters are in a three 2 liter bottles of pop?

6,000 mL

If the perimeter of a square is 48 cm, what is the length of each side?

12 cm

Ethan drove 640 miles in 5 days. If Ethan drove the same number of miles each day, how many miles did he drive each day?

128 miles each day

Which is most likely the length of a telephone book?
30 kilometers
30 centimeters
30 millimeters
30 meters

30 meters

I am thinking of the smallest number that is a multiple of 3 and a factor of 12. What is it?

3

Suzie weighs 25 kilograms. How many grams does she weigh?

25,000 grams

What is the width of a rectangle that has a length of 6 feet and an area of 60 square feet?

10 feet

Greg has a desk which is four feet wide and ten feet long. What is the area of the desk?

40 square feet (That is a really big desk!)

Which list below shows the temperatures in order from coldest to hottest?
0°C, -10°C, 10°C, 100°C
-10°C, 10°C, 0°C, 100°C
10°C, 0°C, 10°C, 100°C
100°C, 10°C, 0°C, -10°C

-10°C, 10°C, 0°C, 100°C

1/2 + 3/4=

5/4 or 1 1/4

James looked at the calendar and realized that he had 5 weeks until his birthday. How many days is that?

35 days

A square has a perimeter of 20 inches. What is the length of each side of this square?

5 inches

Brad bought 33 cents worth of candy at the store. Brad gave the cashier a dollar bill. How much change should Brad receive?

67 cents

Which is the warmest temperature?
-10°F
0°F
-2°F
5°F

5°F

What is 8,934 divided by 2?

4,467

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