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Multiplicative Comparison Word Problems


Videos to help Grade 4 students learn how to solve multiplicative comparison word problems using measurement conversion tables.

Topic A: Measurement Conversion Tables

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

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NYS Common Core Grade 4, Module 7, Lesson 4

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Lesson 4 Homework

Use RDW to solve the following problems.

1. Sandy took the train to New York City. The trip took 3 hours. Jackie took the bus which took twice as long. How many minutes did Jackie’s trip take?

2. Coleton’s puppy weighed 3 pounds 8 ounces at birth. The vet weighed the puppy again at six months and the puppy weighed 7 pounds. How many ounces did the puppy gain?

3. Jessie bought a 2-liter bottle of juice. Her sister drank 650 milliliters. How many milliliters were left in the bottle?

4. Hudson has a chain that is 1 yard in length. Myah’s chain is 3 times as long. How many feet of chain do they have in all?

5. A box weighs 8 ounces. A shipment of boxes weighs 7 pounds. How many boxes are in the shipment?

6. Tracy’s rain barrel has a capacity of 27 quarts of water. Beth’s rain barrel has a capacity of twice the amount of water as Tracy’s rain barrel. Trevor’s rain barrel can hold 9 quarts of water less than Beth’s barrel.
a. What is the capacity of Trevor’s rain barrel
b. If Tracy, Beth, and Trevor’s rain barrels were filled to capacity and they poured all of the water into a 30-gallon bucket, would there be enough room?

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