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Details for problem "Units of measurement add and subtract"

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Suitable for K-12 grades: Grade 3 Grade 4 Grade 5

Elementary School, Primary School, Middle School.


Add and subtract units of measurement


Add and subtract units of measurement (Example for this math problem) Add and subtract units of measurement (Example for this math problem)


Units of measurement have to be added and subtracted for different physical quantities.

The physical quantities available are

The number of problems is selectable. The number of units that may be covered in a single problem can be limited, this means when two units are selected, km dm and m will not be all part of a single specification, but only dm and m, m and dm, dm and cm etc.

The number of summands can be selected. Problems may be presented as addition or subtraction problems or a mix of both.

Topics: Arithmetic Units Written form

Tags: Area Money Units

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Customization options for this problem

Possible values
Number of problems
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Physical quantity
Area (metric), Length (metric), Weight (metric), Time (dhms), Time (hms), Volume litres (metric), Volume dm2 (metric), Money (USD), Money (EUR)
Number of summands
2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Mixed, Plus, Minus
Max number of units
2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Include single unit values
Yes, No

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