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Solve Problems Related to Weeks, Months and Years

In this worksheet, students will consolidate their knowledge of how many months, weeks and days there are in various time periods, including halves and quarters.

'Solve Problems Related to Weeks, Months and Years' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 4 Maths worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Time Problems

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

There are:


12 months in 1 year

7 days in 1 week


This means that there are:


6 months in ½ year

3 months in ¼ year


14 days in 2 weeks (1 fortnight).


There are also:


365 days in 1 year

366 days in 1 leap year.


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Example 1

Jack takes 3 weeks to decorate his mum's dining room.

He gets paid £10 every day.

How much does he get paid to decorate the room.



1 week = 7 days.

3 weeks = 3 × 7 = 21 days.

21 × 10 = £210


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Example 2

Annie stays at her job for 4¼ years.

How many months is this?



1 year = 12 months.

½ year = 6 months.

¼ year = 3 months.


4¼ years = 4 × 12 + 3 = 48 + 3 = 51 months


Let's have a go at solving some time problems now.


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