# Measurement: Problem Solving (3)

In this worksheet, students solve some harder wordy problems.

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Four Operations Problems

Difficulty level:

### QUESTION 1 of 10

Example

Last year there were 22 children in the Judo Club.

This year there are three times this number in the Club.

How many joined the club this year.

This is a multiplication to find the number of children this year..

3 x 22 = 66 children

And then a subtraction.

66 - 22 = 44 children joined

Jack earns this amount each day.

How many days will it take him to save for a book costing £3?

Tom watches a film that lasts 1¾ hours.

It starts at 1 pm.

When does it end?

2.45 pm

1.45 pm

2. 30 pm

Jack's marble tin is half full and has 138 marbles in it.

How many more marbles will fit into the tin?

69

138

276

A farmer is in a field with 25 horses.

How many legs are there in total in the field?

Ben goes to watch a 2 hour film at the cinema with his 3 friends.

Each ticket costs £2.50.

How much do they spend on cinema tickets in pounds?

Just write the number.

Lola's watering can holds 1 litre of water.

She waters a plant and uses 200 ml of water.

How many more plants can she water if she gives each of them the same amount of water?

A can of lemonade holds 330 ml.

Roughly how many litres of lemonade will six cans hold?

2 litres

3 litres

In my pocket, I have...

Three 20p coins

Five 2p coins

Two 5p coins.

One 50p coin.

How much do I have in total in my pocket?

£1.20

£1.30

£1.40

125p

How many days are there altogether in October, November and December?

Jackie saves £2.50 every week.

How long will it take for her to save £25.

a month

10 weeks

a year

• Question 1

Jack earns this amount each day.

How many days will it take him to save for a book costing £3?

5
EDDIE SAYS
5 x 60 = 300
• Question 2

Tom watches a film that lasts 1¾ hours.

It starts at 1 pm.

When does it end?

2.45 pm
• Question 3

Jack's marble tin is half full and has 138 marbles in it.

How many more marbles will fit into the tin?

138
• Question 4

A farmer is in a field with 25 horses.

How many legs are there in total in the field?

102
EDDIE SAYS
25 x 4 = 100
100 + 2 = 102
• Question 5

Ben goes to watch a 2 hour film at the cinema with his 3 friends.

Each ticket costs £2.50.

How much do they spend on cinema tickets in pounds?

Just write the number.

10
• Question 6

Lola's watering can holds 1 litre of water.

She waters a plant and uses 200 ml of water.

How many more plants can she water if she gives each of them the same amount of water?

4
EDDIE SAYS
1000 - 200 = 800
800 ÷ 200 = 4
• Question 7

A can of lemonade holds 330 ml.

Roughly how many litres of lemonade will six cans hold?

2 litres
EDDIE SAYS
3 x 330 ml = 990 ml in 3 cans
1 litre is 1000 ml
• Question 8

In my pocket, I have...

Three 20p coins

Five 2p coins

Two 5p coins.

One 50p coin.

How much do I have in total in my pocket?

£1.30
EDDIE SAYS
60 + 10 + 10 + 50 = 80 + 50 = 130 p
• Question 9

How many days are there altogether in October, November and December?

92
EDDIE SAYS
31 + 30 + 31 = 92
• Question 10

Jackie saves £2.50 every week.

How long will it take for her to save £25.

10 weeks
EDDIE SAYS
£5 every 2 weeks
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