 # Metric Length Measurements

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Lesson Plans and Worksheets for Grade 4
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Videos, examples, and solutions 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

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

Grade 4, Module 2, Lesson 1 Worksheets (pdf)

The following figure shows the different strategies and algorithms to add metric lengths. Scroll down the page for more examples and solutions. ### NYS Math Grade 4, Module 2, 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?
5. Sylvia ran 3 km 290 m in the morning. Then she ran some more in the evening. If she ran a total of 10 km, how far did she run in the evening?

6. Jenny’s sprinting distance was 356 meters shorter than Tyler’s. Tyler sprinted a distance of 1 km 3 m. How many meters did Jenny sprint?
7. The electrician had 7 m 23 cm of electrical wire. He used 551 cm for one wiring project. How many centimeters of wire did he have left?

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