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Measurement: Problem Solving (3)

In this worksheet, students solve some harder wordy problems.

'Measurement: Problem Solving (3)' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Word Problems

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

Example

Last year there were 22 children in the Judo Club.

This year there are three times this number in the Club.

How many joined the club this year.

 

Answer

This is a multiplication to find the number of children this year..

3 x 22 = 66 children

 

And then a subtraction.

66 - 22 = 44 children joined

Jack earns this amount each day.

      

 

How many days will it take him to save for a book costing £3?

Tom watches a film that lasts 1¾ hours.

It starts at 1 pm.

When does it end?

2.45 pm

1.45 pm

2. 30 pm

Jack's marble tin is half full and has 138 marbles in it.

How many more marbles will fit into the tin?

69

138

276

A farmer is in a field with 25 horses.

How many legs are there in total in the field?

Ben goes to watch a 2 hour film at the cinema with his 3 friends.

Each ticket costs £2.50.

How much do they spend on cinema tickets in pounds?

Just write the number.

Lola's watering can holds 1 litre of water.

She waters a plant and uses 200 ml of water.

How many more plants can she water if she gives each of them the same amount of water?

A can of lemonade holds 330 ml.

Roughly how many litres of lemonade will six cans hold?

2 litres

3 litres

In my pocket, I have...

Three 20p coins

Five 2p coins

Two 5p coins.

One 50p coin.

 

How much do I have in total in my pocket?

£1.20

£1.30

£1.40

125p

How many days are there altogether in October, November and December?

Jackie saves £2.50 every week.

How long will it take for her to save £25.

a month

10 weeks

a year

  • Question 1

Jack earns this amount each day.

      

 

How many days will it take him to save for a book costing £3?

CORRECT ANSWER
5
EDDIE SAYS
5 x 60 = 300
  • Question 2

Tom watches a film that lasts 1¾ hours.

It starts at 1 pm.

When does it end?

CORRECT ANSWER
2.45 pm
  • Question 3

Jack's marble tin is half full and has 138 marbles in it.

How many more marbles will fit into the tin?

CORRECT ANSWER
138
  • Question 4

A farmer is in a field with 25 horses.

How many legs are there in total in the field?

CORRECT ANSWER
102
EDDIE SAYS
25 x 4 = 100
100 + 2 = 102
  • Question 5

Ben goes to watch a 2 hour film at the cinema with his 3 friends.

Each ticket costs £2.50.

How much do they spend on cinema tickets in pounds?

Just write the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
10
  • Question 6

Lola's watering can holds 1 litre of water.

She waters a plant and uses 200 ml of water.

How many more plants can she water if she gives each of them the same amount of water?

CORRECT ANSWER
4
EDDIE SAYS
1000 - 200 = 800
800 ÷ 200 = 4
  • Question 7

A can of lemonade holds 330 ml.

Roughly how many litres of lemonade will six cans hold?

CORRECT ANSWER
2 litres
EDDIE SAYS
3 x 330 ml = 990 ml in 3 cans
1 litre is 1000 ml
  • Question 8

In my pocket, I have...

Three 20p coins

Five 2p coins

Two 5p coins.

One 50p coin.

 

How much do I have in total in my pocket?

CORRECT ANSWER
£1.30
EDDIE SAYS
60 + 10 + 10 + 50 = 80 + 50 = 130 p
  • Question 9

How many days are there altogether in October, November and December?

CORRECT ANSWER
92
EDDIE SAYS
31 + 30 + 31 = 92
  • Question 10

Jackie saves £2.50 every week.

How long will it take for her to save £25.

CORRECT ANSWER
10 weeks
EDDIE SAYS
£5 every 2 weeks
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