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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.

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### Grade 5 - Mathematics6.17 Word Problems

 Q 1: A piece of paper is 15 centimeters (cm) long and 14 centimeters (cm) wide. What is the area of the paper?29 square cm210 square cm58 square cm116 square cm Q 2: 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 s2150 s215 s75 s Q 3: If I have one gallon of orange juice. How many pint containers could I fill?768 Q 4: Which of the following would you use to measure your height?metersmilligramskilometersa couple of midgets Q 5: Aaron and Denise are running races against Bob and Cindy. Each person will run twice against the two runners on the other team. How many total races will be run?8 races3 races4 races6 races Q 6: What is the best way to measure the distance from your house to the mall?shoeskilometersinchesmillimeters Q 7: How many kilometers (km) in 112 meters (m)?0.112 km112,000 km1.12 km11.2 km Q 8: What does calibrate mean?adjust a scale to balance correctlyput grams measures on a pan scaleeat lots of cabbagevisit California Question 9: This question is available to subscribers only! Question 10: This question is available to subscribers only!