Metric Unit Conversions

Videos to help Grade 4 students learn how to use addition and subtraction to solve multi-step word problems involving length, mass, and capacity.

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

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Grade 4, Module 2, Lesson 5, Problem Set

Directions: Solve. Model the problems using a tape diagram. Answer with a statement.
1. The potatoes Beth bought weighed 3 kilograms 420 grams. Her onions weighed 1,050 grams less than the potatoes. How much did the potatoes and onions weigh altogether?
2. Adele let out 18 m 46 cm of string to fly her kite. She then let out 13 m 78 cm more before reeling back in 5 m 90 cm. How long was her string after reeling it in?

4. On Thursday, the pizzeria used 2 kilograms 180 grams less flour than they used on Friday. On Friday, they used 12 kilograms 240 grams. On Saturday, they used 1 kilogram 888 grams more than on Friday. What was the total amount of flour used over the three days?
6. A giraffe was 5 m 20 cm tall. An elephant was 1 m 77 cm shorter than the giraffe. A rhinoceros was 1 m 58 cm shorter than the elephant. How tall was the rhinoceros?

Grade 4, Module 2, Lesson 5, Exit Ticket

Use a tape diagram to model and solve the problems below.
1. Jeff places a pineapple with a mass of 890 grams on a balance scale. He balances the scale by placing two oranges, an apple, and a lemon on the other side. Each orange weighs 280 grams. The lemon weighs 195 grams less than each orange. What is the mass of the apple?
Grade 4, Module 2, Lesson 5, Homework

Directions: Solve. Model the problems using a tape diagram. Answer with a statement.
1. Jose's vase can hold up to 2,419 milliliters of water. He poured 1 liter 299 milliliters of water into the empty vase. Then he added 398 milliliters. How much more water will the vase hold?
4. A Springer Spaniel weighs 20 kilograms 490 grams. A Cocker Spaniel weighs 7,590 grams less than a Springer Spaniel. A Newfoundland weighs 52 kilograms 656 grams more than a Cocker Spaniel. What is the weight difference, in grams, between the Newfoundland and the Springer Spaniel?

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