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### Grade 5 - Mathematics6.17 Word Problems

 Example: Jack walked 5,000 m and Jill walked 5 kms. Who walked more? 1 km = 1000m 5 km = 5000 m Answer: Both walked the same distance Directions: Answer the following questions. Also write at least ten examples of your own.
 Q 1: Jake went on a walk to a nearby park. He walked a total of 2.5 hm. How many meters did Jake walk altogether?250 m25 m.25 m2.5 m Q 2: George, Sam, Henry and John were trying to decide who walked further to school. George walked 50 m, Sam walked 500 dm, Henry walked .05 kilometers, and John walked 5,000 cm to school. Who walked the farthest to school each day?Samthey all walked the same distanceHenryGeorge Q 3: Which of the following would you use to measure your height?kilometersmetersmilligramsa couple of midgets Q 4: What does calibrate mean?put grams measures on a pan scalevisit Californiaadjust a scale to balance correctlyeat lots of cabbage Q 5: What is the best way to measure the distance from your house to the mall?millimetersshoesincheskilometers Q 6: How many kilometers (km) in 112 meters (m)?11.2 km1.12 km0.112 km112,000 km Q 7: A piece of paper is 15 centimeters (cm) long and 14 centimeters (cm) wide. What is the area of the paper?116 square cm210 square cm29 square cm58 square cm Q 8: If the swim team swims the relay in 2 minutes (m) and 15 seconds (s), how many total seconds (s) did it take them to swim the relay?135 s215 s2150 s75 s Question 9: This question is available to subscribers only! Question 10: This question is available to subscribers only!