Convert Measurements to Solve Weight Problems

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How do you break down and solve a word problem that involves converting weight measurements? And how can that help decide how many strawberries are needed in fruit salad? That's the focus of this lesson. A handy review of metric units begins the learning, along with a discussion on pulling important information from a word problem and the common mistake of not taking unit size into account when deciding which weights are heavier. The core lesson walks step by step through solving a multi-step word problem. This is the third of five videos in the series.

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  • The lesson illustrates how a learner would use words to explain the thought process they used in solving the problem
  • Thoughtful attention is given to each step of solving the word problems
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