# Use the Four Operations to Solve Problems Involving Measures

In this worksheet, students will practise answering word problems involving money and time.

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Four Operations Problems

Difficulty level:

#### Worksheet Overview

In this activity, we will be solving some word problems involving different units of measure including time, length, mass, and volume.

We will be using addition, subtraction, and multiplication to help us solve the problems.

Top Tip:

It sometimes can help to break the question down into simple steps and answer one part at a time.

Remember to include the unit of measure in the answer.

Read each question carefully and think about what calculation is needed.

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A bus journey into town costs £3.50 per person.

Five children go into town on the bus.

How much money do they need altogether?

We need to find 5 lots of £3.50 to find the answer.

5 x £3 = £15

5 x 50 p = £2.50

£15 + £2.50 = £17.50

They need £17.50 altogether.

If they pay with a £20 note, how much change will they get?

We know they spend £17.50, so we need to subtract this from £20 to find the answer.

£20.00 - £17.50 = £2.50  (we could count on from £17.50 to find the answer).

They receive £2.50 change.

The following questions will involve different types of measures including length, time, and more money questions.

Good luck!

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