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A man needs to measure exactly one cup of water but only has a 5-cup measure and a 3-cup measure. Will he be able to get his one-cup? He needs to fill the smaller cup and fill the larger, then do it again. There will be one cup left in his container.

# Adding & Subtracting Measurements Worksheets

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Basic Lesson
Introduces addition and subtraction between various units of English measurements.
Standard: MATH 4
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Intermediate Lesson
This lesson demonstrates long addition and long subtraction between various units of English measurements.
Standard: MATH 4
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Independent Practice 1
Students practice with 20 Adding & Subtracting Measurements problems. The answers can be found below.
Standard: MATH 4
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Independent Practice 2
Another 20 Adding & Subtracting Measurements problems. The answers can be found below.
Standard: MATH 4
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Homework Worksheet
Reviews all skills in the unit. A great take home sheet. Also provides a practice problem.
Standard: MATH 4
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Adding & Subtracting Measurements Quiz
10 problems that test addition and subtraction of English measurement skills.
Standard: MATH 4
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Answers for the homework and quiz.
Answers for both lessons and both practice sheets.

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Measurements are all around us every day to provide standards and stability to everyday life.
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