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Weight and Mass
The problems in this section explore the numerical and/or physical properties of weight or mass.

Related Resources
Interactive resources from our Math Tools project:
   Math 7: Measurement: Weight and Mass
The closest match in our Ask Dr. Math archives:
   Middle School: Measurement
NCTM Standards:
   Measurement Standard for Grades 6-8

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Balancing Mobiles - Suzanne Alejandre
Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Explore two Laws of Archimedes as you puzzle through a balanced mobile. ... more>>

The Cost of Chocolate - Suzanne Alejandre
Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. How can I get the most chocolate for my $30.00? ... more>>

Ducky Promenade - Leon Roland & class (poetry by Annie Fetter)
Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Find the weight of a duckling and two ducks after reading this poem. ... more>>

Heavy Hoisting - Math Forum Staff
Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Using the information given in the problem, find the weight of an average human adult. ... more>>

Sailing Around the World - Leon Roland & class
Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Determine the amounts of the supplies that Giuseppi Linguini will need to sail around the world. ... more>>

Seesaw - Suzanne Alejandre
Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. How did the four friends balance on the seesaw? ... more>>

Tasty Tomato Salsa - Suzanne Alejandre
Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. If I use all of the olives, how many grams of tomatoes should I use to keep the same proportions in my salsa recipe? ... more>>

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