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Measurement: Problem Solving (2)

In this worksheet, students solve wordy problems.

'Measurement: Problem Solving (2)' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Four Operations Problems

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

Example

There are 5 tables in a classroom.

Around each table sit 6 children.

Half the children in the class are boys.

How many boys are in the classroom?

 

Answer

This is a multiplication to find the number of children.

5 × 6 = 30 children

Half of 30 = 30 ÷ 2 = 15 boys

There are 6 tables in a classroom.

Around each table sit 6 children.

Half the children in the class are girls.

How many girls are in the classroom?

There are 25 children in a class.

A minibus carries 12 children.

How many minibuses will be needed to take the whole class on a trip?

Midas has 20 gold coins to give away.

He keeps 2 for himself and shares the rest equally between his brother and his two sisters.

How many coins does his brother get?

A can of lemonade holds 330 ml.

Can I pour three cans into a one-litre jug without spilling any lemonade?

yes

no

In my pocket, I have...

Three 20p coins

Five 2p coins

Two 5p coins.

 

How much do I have in total in my pocket?

(Just write the number)

How many December days are there after Christmas Day?

Bonnie saves £2 every week.

How long will it take for her to save £24.

a year

12 weeks

a month

Jack earns this amount each day.

    

How much will he earn in a 7-day week?

Tick all the correct answers.

47 p

280 p

£2.80

£1.40

none of these amounts

Tom watches a film for 1¾ hours.

How many minutes is this?

Jack has 75 marbles.

He shares them out equally between himself and his two sisters.

How many does he have left?

  • Question 1

There are 6 tables in a classroom.

Around each table sit 6 children.

Half the children in the class are girls.

How many girls are in the classroom?

CORRECT ANSWER
18
EDDIE SAYS
6 × 6 = 36 36 ÷ 2 = 18
  • Question 2

There are 25 children in a class.

A minibus carries 12 children.

How many minibuses will be needed to take the whole class on a trip?

CORRECT ANSWER
3
EDDIE SAYS
2 minibuses will only carry 24 children.
  • Question 3

Midas has 20 gold coins to give away.

He keeps 2 for himself and shares the rest equally between his brother and his two sisters.

How many coins does his brother get?

CORRECT ANSWER
6
EDDIE SAYS
20 - 2 = 18 18 ÷ 3 = 6
  • Question 4

A can of lemonade holds 330 ml.

Can I pour three cans into a one-litre jug without spilling any lemonade?

CORRECT ANSWER
yes
EDDIE SAYS
3 × 330 ml = 990 ml
1 litre is 1000 ml
  • Question 5

In my pocket, I have...

Three 20p coins

Five 2p coins

Two 5p coins.

 

How much do I have in total in my pocket?

(Just write the number)

CORRECT ANSWER
80
EDDIE SAYS
60 + 10 + 10 = 80p
  • Question 6

How many December days are there after Christmas Day?

CORRECT ANSWER
6
EDDIE SAYS
31 - 25 = 6
  • Question 7

Bonnie saves £2 every week.

How long will it take for her to save £24.

CORRECT ANSWER
12 weeks
EDDIE SAYS
24 ÷ 2 = 12 weeks
  • Question 8

Jack earns this amount each day.

    

How much will he earn in a 7-day week?

Tick all the correct answers.

CORRECT ANSWER
280 p
£2.80
  • Question 9

Tom watches a film for 1¾ hours.

How many minutes is this?

CORRECT ANSWER
105
  • Question 10

Jack has 75 marbles.

He shares them out equally between himself and his two sisters.

How many does he have left?

CORRECT ANSWER
25
EDDIE SAYS
75 ÷ 3 = 25
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