Posted by Peter on 16th September 2008

Free Y5 Maths worksheet: metric problems

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This is another maths worksheet for year 5 on standard units of measurement and will show clearly whether the metric system is understood.

The questions ask for fractions of metric units eg half of a kilometre or one tenth of a kilogram. Because it is a metric system finding one tenth or one hundredth of the units is very easy, especially compared to the old fashioned and out of date imperial measures.The tricky bit usually is remembering whether there are 100 or 1000 parts in the whole unit – that just has to be learned. The other complication for some children who relate ‘mille’ with a million, when it is, of course, a thousand.

Free Y5 maths worksheet: Metric problems

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