# Metric Length Measurements

Videos to help Grade 4 students learn how to express metric length measurements in terms of a smaller unit; model and solve addition and subtraction word problems involving metric length.

Common Core Standards: 4.MD.1, 4.MD.2

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## New York State Common Core Math Module 2, Grade 4, Lesson 1

### NYS Math Module 2 Grade 4 Lesson 1 Concept Development

Introduction: Understanding 1 centimeter, 1 meter, and 1 kilometer in terms of concrete objects.

### NYS Math Module 2 Grade 4 Lesson 1 Problem Set

1. Find the equivalent measures.
a. 1 km = __________ m
b. 4 km = __________ m
c. 7 km = __________ m
d. __________ km = 18,000 m
e. 1 m = __________ cm
f. 3 m = __________ cm
g. 80 m = __________ cm
h. __________ m = 12,000 cm
2. Find the equivalent measures.
a. 3 km 312 m = _______ m
b. 13 km 27 m = _______ m
c. 915 km 8 m = _______ m
d. 3 m 56 cm = __________ cm
e. 14 m 8 cm = __________ cm
f. 120 m 46 cm = __________ cm

Unit Conversions and Problem Solving with Metric Measurement
One strategy is to convert to smaller units before adding or subtracting.
3. Solve.
a. 4 km - 280 m =
b. 1 m 15 cm - 34 cm =
1 km 431 m + 13 km 169 m =
231 m 31 cm - 14 m 48 cm =
e. 67 km 230 m + 11 km 879 m =
f. 67 km 230 m - 11 km 879 m =

### NYS Math Module 2 Grade 4 Lesson 1 Problem Set

Use a tape diagram to model each problem. Solve using simplifying strategies or an algorithm, and write your answer as a statement.
4. The length of Carter’s driveway is 12 m 38 cm. His neighbor’s driveway is 4 m 99 cm longer. How long is the neighbor’s driveway?
5. Enya walked 2 km 309 m from school to the store. Then she walked from the store to her home. If she walked a total of 5 km, how far was it from the store to her home?

Use a tape diagram to model each problem. Solve using simplifying strategies or an algorithm, and write your answer as a statement.
6. Rachael has a rope 5 m 32 cm long that she cut into two pieces. One piece is 249 cm long. How many centimeters long is the other piece of rope?
7. Jason rode his bike 529 fewer meters than Allison. Jason rode 1 km 850 m. How many meters did Allison ride?

### NYS Math Module 2 Grade 4 Lesson 1 Homework

2. Find the equivalent measures.
a. 7 km 123 m = _______ m
b. 22 km 22 m = _______ m
c. 875 km 4 m = _______ m
e. 7 m = _______ cm
f. 19 m = _______ cm
g. _______ m = 2,400 cm
h. 90 m = _______ cm
3. Solve.
a. 2 km 303 m – 556 m =
Use a tape diagram to model each problem. Solve using a simplifying strategy or an algorithm and write your answer as a statement.
4. The length of Celia’s garden is 15 m 24 cm. The length of her friend’s garden is 2 m 98 cm more than Celia’s. What is the length of her friend’s garden?

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