# Solving problems involving converting between units of metric mass

In this lesson, we will investigate a variety of word problems and problem solving activities to complete involving metric mass.

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# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which of the below shows a correct conversion between g and kg?

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Q2.How many grams is 9.8 kg equivalent to?

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Q3.A recipe for 12 fairy cakes is listed but I cannot make out how much flour I will need, which of the below is it likely to be?

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Q4.How many kilograms is 420 grams equivalent to?

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Q5.A recipe asks for 210 g of flour and 0.2 kg of sugar, what is the total amount of flour and sugar needed?

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# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which of the below shows a correct conversion between g and kg?

1/5

Q2.How many grams is 9.8 kg equivalent to?

2/5

Q3.A recipe for 12 fairy cakes is listed but I cannot make out how much flour I will need, which of the below is it likely to be?

3/5

Q4.How many kilograms is 420 grams equivalent to?

4/5

Q5.A recipe asks for 210 g of flour and 0.2 kg of sugar, what is the total amount of flour and sugar needed?

5/5

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# Worksheet

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# Converting Between Units of Metric Mass Quiz

Converting between grams and kilograms.

Q1.Which of the below shows a correct conversion between kilograms and tonnes?

1/5

Q2.Which of the following could be the weight of an adult sized elephant?

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Q3.How many kilograms are in 34 tonnes

3/5

Q4.A gorilla weighs 160 kg and an elephant weighs 5 tonnes, together what is their mass combined?

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Q5.An empty school bus weighs 11,000 kg. After 10 children get inside the school bus it now weighs 11.4 tonnes. What is the average weight of each child?

5/5

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# Converting Between Units of Metric Mass Quiz

Converting between grams and kilograms.

Q1.Which of the below shows a correct conversion between kilograms and tonnes?

1/5

Q2.Which of the following could be the weight of an adult sized elephant?

2/5

Q3.How many kilograms are in 34 tonnes

3/5

Q4.A gorilla weighs 160 kg and an elephant weighs 5 tonnes, together what is their mass combined?

4/5

Q5.An empty school bus weighs 11,000 kg. After 10 children get inside the school bus it now weighs 11.4 tonnes. What is the average weight of each child?

5/5

# Lesson summary: Solving problems involving converting between units of metric mass

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