# Measurement Word Problems: Post-assessment

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 Questions 1 to 5 assess knowledge about metric units of distance measurement and the ability to convert between these. 1. What is longer, 2.4 m or 240 mm?   2.4 m     2. How many millimeters are in 65. 4 centimeters?    654 mm     3. Walt grew 10 centimeters in 1 year. He is now 1.6 m tall. How tall was he 1 year ago?     He was 1.5 m tall.     4. Mary buys a reel of thread for sewing. There are 10 m of thread on the real. She uses 210 cm. How much is left on the reel in centimeters?    There are 790 cm left on the reel. Questions 5 to 7 assess units of time measurement and the ability to calculate elapsed time. 5.    How many minutes are in four hours?    There are 240 minutes in 4 hours.     6.    Mr. Martin's Spanish class is 45 minutes long. If it starts at 3:30, what time does it end?    The class ends at 4:15.     7.   Sebastian studies from 3:15 - 4:45. His sister, Sasha studies from 4:30 - 6:15. Who studied longer and by how much?    Sasha studied 15 minutes longer. Questions 8 to 10 assess knowledge about metric units of mass and the ability to convert between these. 8.    Lois wants to send a box of oranges to a friend by mail. The box of oranges cannot exceed a mass of 10 kg. If each orange has a mass of 200g, what is the maximum number she can send?     The maximum number of oranges she can send is 50.     9.    Peter is overweight. He is 105 kg. His aim is to lose 500 g per week. If he manages this, how many weeks will it be until he is 90 kg?    It will be 30 weeks until he is 90 kg.     10.    A 30 g serving of a certain breakfast cereal has 0.5 g of salt. How much salt would that be in milligrams    That would be 500 mg of salt.

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