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Measurement: Comparing Lengths and Masses

In this worksheet, students must compare and order lengths and masses, and must understand the use of >, < and = signs.

'Measurement: Comparing Lengths and Masses' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:   Compare Measurements

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, you must compare and order lengths and masses with the use of >< and = signs.

 

Lengths

10 millimetres (mm) = 1 centimetre (cm)

100 centimetres (cm) = 1 metre (m)

 

Masses

1000 grams (g) = 1 kilogram (kg)

 

 

Example 1

Fill in the missing symbol.

 

A stamp is 20 mm tall.

A sticker is 3 cm tall.

 

height of stamp      height of sticker

 

 

Answer

The stamp is 20 mm tall. 

The sticker is 30 mm tall.

 

20 is less than 30.

20 mm < 30 mm.

 

height of stamp      height of sticker

 

 

Example 2

Fill in the missing symbol.

 

A packet of crisps has a mass of 200 g.

A bag of flour has a mass of 1 kg.

 

mass of flour      mass of crisps

 

 

Answer

The crisps have a mass of 200 g.

The flour has a mass of 1000 g.

 

1000 is more than 200.

1000 g > 200 g.

 

mass of flour      mass of crisps

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