# Year 5 Weights and measurements worksheets by Subject

### Year 5 number pyramids: measures

Add the adjacent numbers together and write their sum in the circle above them.

### Using decimal notation for measurement

Look at each of the measurements in the left-hand column. For each one, write its decimal representation.

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### Convert units of measurement

Look at the measurements in the left-hand column. Can you convert them into the units of measurement given in the right-hand column?

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### Using cubes to calculate volume

Volume is the amount of 3D space that an object occupies. Calculate the number of cubes in each shape to work out the volume (measured in cubic centimetres, cm3).

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### Converting imperial units to metric units: pints to litres

Capacity is measured in litres and millilitres. Old (imperial) measurements are gallons and pints; there are 8 pints in a gallon. Sometimes imperial measurements are still used today. Can you convert these measurements, using the chart to help you?

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### Converting imperial units to metric units: ounces to grams

Can you convert the measurements in this old recipe to metric measurements using the chart of approximate equivalences?

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### Calculating volume

Volume is the amount of 3D space that an object occupies. Volume can be measured in cubes. Calculate the number of cubes in each shape to work out the volume.

### Y5 measures word problems

Can you work out the answers to these tricky word problems all about measurements?

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### Perimeter and area compared

The perimeter is the distance all the way around the outside of a 2D shape. Area is the amount of space a surface takes up. We measure area in square units. Can you answer these questions (it may help you to draw these shapes on centimetre-squared paper)?

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### Calculating the perimeter and area of irregular shapes

Once you know how to find the area of a rectangle, you can use this knowledge to find the area of irregular, compound shapes as long as they are made up of rectangles or squares. Can you calculate the area and perimeter of the shapes below?

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### Reading scales and solving problems

Can you read the scales and solve these potato-weight problems?

### Reading length and solving problems

Broomsticks at the ready to work out these length problems!

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### Measuring volume and solving problems

Can you work out the answers to these tricky volume problems?

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### Calculating area

Area is the name we use for the amount of space a surface takes up. You could measure the area of a small space like a table or a big space like the school field. We measure area in square units. Can you calculate the area of these shapes?

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### Weight problems challenge

Can you solve these weight problems? To help you, you might need to change kg into g.

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### Length problems challenge

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### Capacity problems challenge

Can you answer these capacity problem challenges? There are four for you to tackle. You can change the amounts to ml. and draw pictures where it helps.

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### Primary geometry: shape and space

Do you know your hexagons from your heptagons, your pentagonal pyramids from your octagonal prisms? From 2D shapes to angles and symmetry our seventy-page Primary Geometry: shape and space learning pack covers all aspects of the national curriculum (Shape and Space) and will ensure your child can use a protractor, translate a shape and look for a mirror line. Challenge them to a game of 3D shape dominoes, make a right-angle measurer and get started!

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### Weight word problems

Can you work out these weight word problems? Remember that there are 1000 grams in a kilogram...

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