# Time Problems (4)

In this worksheet, students must know how many months, weeks and days there are in various time periods, including halves and quarters.

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Time Problems

Difficulty level:

### QUESTION 1 of 10

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.

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

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.

Jack sleeps for 8 hours every night.

How many hours of sleep does he get each week?

Just write the number.

How many days are there in 2 normal years?

Just write the number.

Write the missing number below:

There are    months in 3½ years.

Jack works for 72 hours each fortnight.

For how many hours does he work in a week?

Just write the number.

A chicken lays 1 egg every other day.

How many eggs does she lay in 4 weeks?

14

7

28

Amy likes running.

She runs 2 miles every day.

How far does she run in 4 weeks?

56

8

28

Fatima gets £10 pocket money every month.

How much does she get in a year?

Just write the number.

A car factory makes 5 cars every month.

How many cars are made in a year?

Just write the number.

A tree is 39 months old.

How old is the tree in years?

3 years

3¼ years

3½ years

Bert is exactly 7 years old.

Amy is exactly 80 months old.

Who is older?

Amy

Bert

• Question 1

Jack sleeps for 8 hours every night.

How many hours of sleep does he get each week?

Just write the number.

56
EDDIE SAYS
1 week = 7 days
7 × 8 = 56 hours
• Question 2

How many days are there in 2 normal years?

Just write the number.

730
EDDIE SAYS
1 year = 365 days
2 years = 2 × 365 = 730 days
• Question 3

Write the missing number below:

There are    months in 3½ years.

42
EDDIE SAYS
½ year = 6 months
36 + 6 = 42 months
• Question 4

Jack works for 72 hours each fortnight.

For how many hours does he work in a week?

Just write the number.

36
EDDIE SAYS
1 fortnight = 2 weeks
72 ÷ 2 = 36 hours
• Question 5

A chicken lays 1 egg every other day.

How many eggs does she lay in 4 weeks?

14
EDDIE SAYS
4 weeks = 28 days
28 ÷ 2 = 14 eggs
• Question 6

Amy likes running.

She runs 2 miles every day.

How far does she run in 4 weeks?

56
EDDIE SAYS
4 weeks = 28 days
28 × 2 = 56 miles
• Question 7

Fatima gets £10 pocket money every month.

How much does she get in a year?

Just write the number.

120
EDDIE SAYS
1 year = 12 months
12 × 10 = £120
• Question 8

A car factory makes 5 cars every month.

How many cars are made in a year?

Just write the number.

60
EDDIE SAYS
1 year = 12 months
12 × 5 = 60
• Question 9

A tree is 39 months old.

How old is the tree in years?

3¼ years
EDDIE SAYS
36 months = 3 years
3 months = ¼ year
• Question 10

Bert is exactly 7 years old.

Amy is exactly 80 months old.

Who is older?

Bert
EDDIE SAYS
12 months = 1 year
Bert is 7 × 12 = 84 months old.
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