2nd Grade Measurement

2nd Grade Measurement (cont.)

2nd grade Word Problems

100

What is the name of the measuring tool used to measure small objects?

A ruler.

100

Which is bigger centimeters or meters?

meters

100

Kelly has 53 magnets. Then she gives 27 to her sister. How many magnets does Kelly have now?

26 magnets

200

Which unit can be used to measure the length of a hamster?

centimeters or inches

200

How many centimeters are in a meter?

100

200

Fred has 84 marbles. He gives 32 away. How many does he have left??

52 marbles

300

Would you use centimeters or meters to measure an eraser?

centimeter

300

Put the 3 items in order from shortest to tallest. pencil, eraser, crayon.

eraser, crayon, pencil

300

There were 11 birds on a tree. Then 3 of the birds flew away. How many birds are left on the tree?

*What is the keyword(s) that help you decide what operation to use?*

left

400

What unit is about the size of your pinky?

centimeter

400

What is the height of the door?

2m or 200cm

400

28 trucks are blue. 32 trucks are yellow 17 trucks are green. 11 trucks are pink. How many trucks are there in all?

88 trucks

500

Which is a more appropriate tool to measure a bean bag throw?

Meter stick

500

A bakery has 14 muffins. The baker makes 21 more muffins. How many muffins are there in all?

35 muffins

500

Ms. Moore built a lego tower that is 1 meter tall and Mr. Ben's tower is 150 centimeters tall. What is the difference between the height of their towers?

50 centimeters