### Examples

There are 60 minutes in 1 hour, 24 hours in 1 day and 7 days in 1 week. So, there are 60×24×7 minutes in one week which is equivalent to 10,080 minutes.### Clarifications

*Clarification 1:*Within the benchmark, the expectation is not to memorize the conversions.

*Clarification 2:* Conversions include length, time, volume and capacity represented as whole numbers, fractions and decimals.

**Subject Area:**Mathematics (B.E.S.T.)

**Grade:**5

**Strand:**Measurement

**Date Adopted or Revised:**08/20

**Status:**State Board Approved

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## MFAS Formative Assessments

Students are asked to solve multi-step word problems that require converting units.

Students are asked to make customary measurement conversions involving weight and time.

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Students are asked to solve two multi-step word problems that require converting units.

## Original Student Tutorials Mathematics - Grades K-5

Learn how to convert time from seconds to minutes, minutes to hours, and hours to days. In this interactive tutorial, you will also practice converting time to fractional amounts.

Learn why it's sometimes important to use social distancing to reduce the spread of germs and how to estimate and convert this customary distance with this interactive tutorial.

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Learn how to convert time from seconds to minutes, minutes to hours, and hours to days. In this interactive tutorial, you will also practice converting time to fractional amounts.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Learn why it's sometimes important to use social distancing to reduce the spread of germs and how to estimate and convert this customary distance with this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Learn how to convert among different-sized customary units of weight, length, capacity, and units of time at the skate park in the this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

## Problem-Solving Tasks

This task requires division of multi-digit numbers in the context of changing units. In addition, the conversion problem requires two steps since 2011 minutes needs to be converted first to hours and minutes and then to days, hours, and minutes.

Type: Problem-Solving Task

The purpose of this task is to help students gain a better understanding of fractions and the conversion of fractions into smaller units.

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## Tutorials

This Khan Academy tutorial video illustrates the conversion equivalence of liters, milliliters, and kiloliters.

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This Khan Academy tutorial video develops a visual diagram to use to solve a distance problem that requires converting feet to yards and other computations.

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This Khan Academy tutorial video demonstrates a strategy for ordering four different-sized metric length units.

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## Problem-Solving Tasks

This task requires division of multi-digit numbers in the context of changing units. In addition, the conversion problem requires two steps since 2011 minutes needs to be converted first to hours and minutes and then to days, hours, and minutes.

Type: Problem-Solving Task

The purpose of this task is to help students gain a better understanding of fractions and the conversion of fractions into smaller units.

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