Unit word problems

6 videos
2 skills
Now that you have some experience converting between units, let's apply that skill in some real-world problems (okay, some of them are a bit concocted, but it's all about the learning)! We'll tackle word problems that deal with distance, weight, volume, time, and more! Common Core Standard: 5.MD.A.1

Time word problem: Susan's break

VIDEO 3:38 minutes
Sal solves a time word problem and involves converting hours and minutes.

Measurement word problem: tea party

VIDEO 4:05 minutes
Sal solves a metric volume word problem involving milliliters and liters.

Convert units word problems (metric)

PRACTICE PROBLEMS
Solve word problems that involve converting between metric measures of distance, volume, and mass, as well as measures of time.

Measurement word problem: distance home

VIDEO 4:14 minutes
Sal solves a US customary distance word problem involving yards and feet.

Measurement word problem: blood drive

VIDEO 3:29 minutes
Sal solves a US customary volume word problem involving pints and gallons.

Measurement word problem: elevator

VIDEO 7:08 minutes
Sal solves a US customary mass (weight) word problem involving pounds and tons.

Measurement word problem: running laps

VIDEO 8:04 minutes
Sal solves a US customary distance word problem involving miles, yards, and feet.

Convert units word problems (US customary)

PRACTICE PROBLEMS
Solve word problems that involve converting between US customary measures of distance, volume, and mass.