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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

### Suggested Learning Targets

### Convert Customary Units

Converting minutes to decimal number of hours

How many hours in 549 minutes?### Convert Metric Units

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.### Unit conversion word problems

Example:

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**

Example:

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**

Example:

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).

You can use the free Mathway calculator and problem solver below to practice Algebra or other math topics. Try the given examples, or type in your own problem and check your answer with the step-by-step explanations.

Lesson Plans and Worksheets for Grade 5

Lesson Plans and Worksheets for all Grades

More Lessons for Grade 5

Common Core For Grade 5

Common Core: 5.MD.1

- I can convert measurement units.
- I can solve problems using measurement conversions.

Component Skills from Previous Grades

2.MD.1 Measure the length of an object by selecting and using appropriate tools such as rulers, yardsticks, meter sticks, and measuring tapes. |
2.MD.2 |
2.MD.3 |
4.MD.1 |

How many hours in 549 minutes?

Convert 37 centimeters to meters.

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.

Example:

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?

Example:

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?

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).

Rotate to landscape screen format on a mobile phone or small tablet to use the **Mathway** widget, a free math problem solver that **answers your questions with step-by-step explanations**.

You can use the free Mathway calculator and problem solver below to practice Algebra or other math topics. Try the given examples, or type in your own problem and check your answer with the step-by-step explanations.

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