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Videos to help Grade 4 students learn how to solve multi-step measurement word problems.

Topic B: Problem Solving with Measurement

Common Core Standards: 4.OA.2, 4.OA.3, 4.MD.1, 4.MD.2, 4.NBT.5, 4.NBT.6

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NYS Common Core Grade 4, Module 7, Lesson 10, Lesson 11

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Download worksheet for Grade 4, Module 7, Lesson 11 (Pdf)

Lesson 10 Homework

Use RDW to solve the following problems.
1. On Saturday, Jeff used 2 quarts 1 cup of water from a full gallon to replace some water that leaked from his fish tank. On Sunday, he used 3 pints of water from the same gallon. How much water was left in the gallon after Sunday?

2. To make punch, Julia poured 1 quart 8 ounces of ginger ale into a bowl and then added twice as much fruit juice. How much punch did she make in all?

3. Patti went swimming for 1 hour 15 minutes on Monday. On Tuesday, she swam twice as long as she swam on Monday. On Wednesday, she swam 50 minutes less than the time she swam on Tuesday. How much time did she spend swimming during that three day period?

4. Myah is 4 feet 2 inches tall. Her sister, Ally, is 10 inches taller. Their little brother is half as tall as Ally. How tall is their little brother in feet and inches?

5. Rick and Laurie have three dogs. Diesel weighs 89 pounds 12 ounces. Ebony weighs 33 pounds 14 ounces less than Diesel. Luna is the smallest at 10 pounds 2 ounces. What is the combined weight of the three dogs in pounds and ounces?

Lesson 11 Homework

Use RDW to solve the following problems.
1. Ashley ran a marathon and finished 1 hour, 40 minutes after P.J., who had a time of 2 hours and 15 minutes. Kerry finished 12 minutes before Ashley. How long did it take Kerry to run the marathon?

2. Mr. Foote’s deck is 12 ft 6 in wide. Its length is twice the width plus 3 more inches. How long is the deck?

3. Mrs. Lorentz bought 12 pounds 8 ounces of flour. This is of the flour she will use to make sugar cookies in her bakery this week. If she uses 5 ounces of flour for each batch of sugar cookies, how many batches of sugar cookies will she make in a week?

4. Beth Ann practiced piano for 1 hour, 5 minutes each day for 1 week. She had 5 songs to practice and spent the same amount of time practicing each song. How long did she practice each song during the week?

5. The concession stand has 18 gallons of punch. If there are a total of 240 students who want to purchase 1 cup of punch each, will there be enough punch for everyone?

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