Units of Measurement - Short Problems

A collection of short Stage 3 and 4 problems on units of measurement



Weekly Problem 42 - 2011

Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Four wiggles equal three woggles. Two woggles equal five waggles. Six waggles equal one wuggle. Using these, can you work out which of four values is the smallest?

Weekly Problem 30 - 2008

Stage: 3 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

How many minutes are there between 11.41 and 14.02?

Weekly Problem 9 - 2009

Stage: 3 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Marcus' atrium was a square with each side 50 pedes long. How many times did Marcus have to walk round his atrium to complete his daily exercise of 8 stadia?

Weekly Problem 12 - 2009

Stage: 3 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

A car can go r miles on s gallons of petrol. How many gallons of petrol would it need for a journey of t miles?

Weekly Problem 20 - 2009

Stage: 3 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

How far away was the lightning if the flash and the thunderclap were 6 seconds apart?

Weekly Problem 28 - 2009

Stage: 3 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

How much does u litres of unleaded cost in terms of the cost per litre of 4 star petrol?

Weekly Problem 5 - 2010

Stage: 3 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Heidi and Peter are walking through the mountains. They pass two signs which say how far away their destination is, so can you work out how long it will take them to get there?

Weekly Problem 9 - 2010

Stage: 2 and 3 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Frank and Gabriel competed in a 200m race. Interpret the different units used for their times to work out who won.

Weekly Problem 31 - 2010

Stage: 3 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Mary is driving to Birmingham Airport. Using her average speed for the entire journey, find how long her journey took.

Weekly Problem 19 - 2011

Stage: 2 and 3 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Tom and Tim are travelling towards Glasgow, but leave at different times. If Tim overtakes Tom, how fast is he travelling?

Weekly Problem 22 - 2011

Stage: 3 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Sarah's average speed for a journey was 2 mph, and her return average speed was 4 mph. What is her average speed for the whole journey?

Weekly Problem 18 - 2014

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Weekly Problem 18 - 2014