8. Measurement

Lesson

Remembering how to order numbers an help us in this lesson. Let's try this problem to practice.

Order these numbers from smallest to largest.

92, \, 22, \, 29

Worked Solution

Idea summary

We can put numbers in order using a place value table and comparing the digits from the highest place value.

This video looks at how to order objects using capacity.

We want to order these three cups from largest capacity to smallest capacity.

a

Which of these cups has the largest capacity?

A

Cup 1

B

Cup 2

C

Cup 3

Worked Solution

b

Which of these cups has the second largest capacity?

A

Cup 3

B

Cup 1

C

Cup 2

Worked Solution

c

Which of these cups has the smallest capacity?

A

Cup 3

B

Cup 1

C

Cup 2

Worked Solution

Idea summary

The capacity of an object is how much it can hold.

To put objects into order you must compare them first.

Use scaled instruments to measure and compare lengths, masses, capacities and temperatures