Videos, examples, solutions, and lessons to help Grade 5 students learn to convert among different-sized standard measurement units within a given measurement system (e.g., convert 5 cm to 0.05 m), and use these conversions in solving multi-step, real world problems.
Common Core: 5.MD.1
Component Skills from Previous Grades
Measure the length of an object by selecting and using appropriate tools such as rulers, yardsticks, meter sticks, and measuring tapes.
Converting minutes to decimal number of hours
How many hours in 549 minutes?
Converting metric units of measurement.
Converting centimeters to meters
Convert 37 centimeters to meters.
Ordering metric distances
Arrange the following measurements in order for smallest to largest:
1 decameter, 13 meters, 15,000 millimeters, 1,900 centimeters.
On Judy’s way home from school yesterday, she ran for half the distance. Then she skipped for ¼ of the remaining distance and walked the rest the way home. She walked for total of 360 feet. What is the distance between school and Judy’s home? Write the answer in the yards.
Time word problem
Susan has 96 minutes to complete the test at school. The test begins at 1:59 p.m .and Susan has volleyball practice at 4 p.m. How much time will Susan have between the end of the test and the beginning of volleyball practice?
Measurement and units word problem
Mary made 15,000 mL of tea for a party and she served the tea divided equallyin eight pitchers. Her guests drank six pitchers of tea. How much tea did Mary have left over? Write the answer as a whole number of liters and a whole number of milliliters?
5.MD.1 Metric Unit Conversions
Convert among units easily. This video explain the metric unit conversion chart. Because the metric system uses the powers of 10, it is simple to convert by moving the decimal point to the right if your power of ten is in the numerator (positive) or to the left if your power of ten is in the denominator (negative).
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