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Measuring Mass and Volume: Reading Scales

In this worksheet, students practise measuring weight and volume using a simple set of scales.

'Measuring Mass and Volume: Reading Scales' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:   Measure, Compare, Add/Subtract Lengths, Mass, and Volume/Capacity

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

This worksheet is about reading scales.

 

Example

Read the mass & write the answer in kg.

Kilograms

 

Answer

The arrow is pointing half way between the 1 and the 2.  This shows 1.5 kg.

Remember that this is 1500 g (grams)

 

Remember

1000 ml = 1 l

1000 g = 1 kg

 

Want to understand this further and learn how this links to other topics in maths?
Why not watch this video?

 

How much liquid is in this jar? Read the scale & write the answer in ml. (don't include the units)

 

 

How much liquid is in this jar? Read the scale & write the answer in ml. (don't include the units)

 

Read the mass and write the answer in g. (don't include the units)

 

    kilograms

Read the mass and write the answer in kg. (don't include the units)

 

    kilograms

Read the mass and write the answer in kilograms. (don't include the units)

 

      kilograms

Read the mass and write the answer in kg. (don't include the units)

 

   kilograms

How much liquid is there in the jar?

 

Read the scale & write the answer in ml. (don't include the units)

 

How much liquid is there in the jar?

 

Read the scale & write the answer in litres. (don't include the units)

 

How much liquid is there in the jar?

Read the scale & write the answer in litres. (don't include the units)

 

  • Question 1

How much liquid is in this jar? Read the scale & write the answer in ml. (don't include the units)

 

 

CORRECT ANSWER
1000
EDDIE SAYS
1 litre = 1000 ml
  • Question 2

How much liquid is in this jar? Read the scale & write the answer in ml. (don't include the units)

 

CORRECT ANSWER
200
  • Question 3

Read the mass and write the answer in g. (don't include the units)

 

    kilograms

CORRECT ANSWER
500
EDDIE SAYS
0.5 kilograms = 500 grams
  • Question 4

Read the mass and write the answer in kg. (don't include the units)

 

    kilograms

CORRECT ANSWER
2.5
EDDIE SAYS
The scale reads 2.5 kg
  • Question 5

Read the mass and write the answer in kilograms. (don't include the units)

 

      kilograms

CORRECT ANSWER
5
EDDIE SAYS
The scale reads 5 kg
  • Question 6

Read the mass and write the answer in kg. (don't include the units)

 

   kilograms

CORRECT ANSWER
0.5
EDDIE SAYS
The scale reads half a kilogram (so, 0.5 kg)
  • Question 7

How much liquid is there in the jar?

 

Read the scale & write the answer in ml. (don't include the units)

 

CORRECT ANSWER
400
EDDIE SAYS
0.4 litres = 400 ml
  • Question 8

How much liquid is there in the jar?

 

Read the scale & write the answer in litres. (don't include the units)

 

CORRECT ANSWER
0.6
EDDIE SAYS
The scale reads 0.6, which is 0.6 litres or 600 ml
  • Question 9

How much liquid is there in the jar?

Read the scale & write the answer in litres. (don't include the units)

 

CORRECT ANSWER
0.9
EDDIE SAYS
The scale reads 0.9 litres, or 900 ml
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