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Measurement: Reading Weights From a Scale

In this worksheet, students learn about how to read a weight in kilograms and half kilograms from a scale or balance.

'Measurement: Reading Weights From a Scale' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:  Reading Scales

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet you will learn how to read the weight from weighing scales.

The scales in this worksheet are all marked in kilograms.

 

Example

Look at the scales.

Read the weight of this giant cauliflower in kilograms.

 

 

Answer

The arrow is pointing halfway between 4 and 5 so the answer is 4½ kg or 4.5 kg.

Look at the scales.

Read the weight of this object in kilograms.

1 kg

500 kg

½ kg

Look at the scales.

Read the weight of these objects in kilograms.

 

5 kg

6 kg

3 kg

Look at the scales.

Read the weight of this object in kilograms.

25 kg

2½ kg

250 kg

Look at the scales.

Read the weight of this object in kilograms.

 

1 kg

3 ½ kg

½ kg

Look at the scales.

Read the weight of this object in kilograms.

3 kg

4½ kg

4 kg

Look at the scales.

Read the weight of these objects in kilograms.

3½ kg

35 kg

3 kg

Look at the scales.

Read the weight of this object in kilograms.

½ kg

1½ kg

1 kg

Look at the scales.

Read the weight of this object in kilograms.

2 g

1½ kg

2 kg

Look at the scales.

Read the weight of this object in kilograms.

½ kg

5½ kg

6 kg

Look at the scales.

Read the weight of this object in kilograms.

Tick all the right answers.

half a kg

0.5 kg

15 kg

1.5 kg

½ kg

  • Question 1

Look at the scales.

Read the weight of this object in kilograms.

CORRECT ANSWER
½ kg
EDDIE SAYS
The arrow is pointing halfway between 0 and 1.
  • Question 2

Look at the scales.

Read the weight of these objects in kilograms.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
3 kg
EDDIE SAYS
The arrow is pointing exactly to 3.
  • Question 3

Look at the scales.

Read the weight of this object in kilograms.

CORRECT ANSWER
2½ kg
EDDIE SAYS
The arrow is pointing halfway between 2 and 3.
  • Question 4

Look at the scales.

Read the weight of this object in kilograms.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
1 kg
EDDIE SAYS
The arrow is pointing exactly to 1.
  • Question 5

Look at the scales.

Read the weight of this object in kilograms.

CORRECT ANSWER
4 kg
EDDIE SAYS
The arrow is pointing exactly to 4.
  • Question 6

Look at the scales.

Read the weight of these objects in kilograms.

CORRECT ANSWER
3½ kg
EDDIE SAYS
The arrow is pointing halfway between 3 and 4.
  • Question 7

Look at the scales.

Read the weight of this object in kilograms.

CORRECT ANSWER
1 kg
EDDIE SAYS
The arrow is pointing exactly to 1.
  • Question 8

Look at the scales.

Read the weight of this object in kilograms.

CORRECT ANSWER
2 kg
EDDIE SAYS
The arrow is pointing exactly to 2.
  • Question 9

Look at the scales.

Read the weight of this object in kilograms.

CORRECT ANSWER
5½ kg
EDDIE SAYS
The arrow is pointing half a mark past the 5.
  • Question 10

Look at the scales.

Read the weight of this object in kilograms.

Tick all the right answers.

CORRECT ANSWER
half a kg
0.5 kg
½ kg
EDDIE SAYS
The arrow is pointing halfway between 0 and 1.
All of these are a half.
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