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Measurement/Units
These problems require students to manipulate and calculate different types of measurements. They include geometric measurements, as well as the concepts of money and time.

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Related Resources
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   Math 4: Measurement
The closest match in our Ask Dr. Math archives:
   Elementary Measurement
NCTM Standards:
   Measurement Standard for Grades 3-5

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Seasonal Probability - Lisa Lavelle
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Calculate the probability that your birthday falls in a particular season of the year. ... more>>

Set a Date - Lisa Lavelle (with help from Judy Ann Brown)
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Explore an interesting detail about a given date, and find six more dates with the same quality. ... more>>

Sheila's Shelves - Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. How much space will Sheila have on her new book shelves? ... more>>

Shopping at the School Store - Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. How much does a pencil cost at the school store? How much does an eraser cost? ... more>>

So Many Salmon - Allison Armstrong
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Armida helps researchers by tagging salmon at the Big Eagle hatchery. Do her co-workers work faster or slower than she does? ... more>>

Something Fishy - Basden's 8th Hour MathDogs and Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Find the maximum number of goldfish and koi to go in the fish pond. ... more>>

Special Stars - Lisa Lavelle
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Calculate the number of pipe cleaners Leah used to create a Star of David chain. ... more>>

Splish Splash - Lisa Lavelle
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Determine the ratio of my volume to T.J.'s volume. ... more>>

Sports Weigh In - Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Use three scale readings to find the weight of the soccer ball, the tennis ball, and the baseball. ... more>>

Stained Glass Window - Jackson First Year Algebra Class
Elementary, difficulty level 5. Find the size of a stained glass window for my front door. ... more>>

Subway Tokens - Annie Fetter and Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. How did Samantha know the subway token machine didn't behave as advertised? ... more>>

Summer at Sweet Tooth - Ross Shelter & Carrie Shankweiler
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Calculate Kate's earnings during her summer waitressing job. ... more>>

Super Deal Salsa - Lisa Lavelle
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Determine how much money was saved by buying salsa in bulk. ... more>>

Taking Tolls - Ben Lee
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. How much money did the Lincoln Tunnel into Manhattan collect between 3:30 and 4:30 PM on December 30, 2003? ... more>>

Tangrams - Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Discover some of the relationships among the pieces in a set of Tangrams. ... more>>

Tatianna and the Troll - Terry Trotter, revised
Elementary, difficulty level 3. Tatianna tests the troll... and neither loses nor gains. ... more>>

Teresa's Tiles - Kristina Lasher
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. How many square tiles does Teresa need to cover her bathroom floor? ... more>>

The Teddy Bears' Banquet * - Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. How many bears can be seated at the banquet? ... more>>

Timber!!! - Lisa and Judy Gardner
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Determine the lengths of two pieces of a damaged redwood tree. ... more>>

Time to Get Up - Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 1. What time should Raul get up to make sure he does not miss the bus? ... more>>

Trapezoid Teatime - Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Find out how many guests can sit at a row of trapezoid tables at the school volunteers' tea. ... more>>

Video Viewing - Lisa Lavelle
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Just how much television will Frank and Lisa watch? ... more>>

Volume Experiment - Judy Ann Brown
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Make a prediction, conduct an experiment, and report your findings. ... more>>

Water Fun? - Lisa Lavelle
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Determine how long it would take for a 30-gallon water heater to empty. ... more>>

Water Park Adventure - Leon Roland & class
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. How much does each member of the class need to earn to fund the field trip? ... more>>

What a Move! - Lisa Lavelle
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Determine the number of hours it took the movers to move the Lavelles to their new home, as well as the number of man-hours. ... more>>

Zero Dates - Stephen Maurer
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Travel in time to think about dates with zeros. ... more>>

Zoo Trip - Melissa Cavanaugh (Western Oregon University) & Math Forum Staff
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. How many adults and seniors will Melissa's family take to the zoo? ... more>>

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