# Lesson Worksheet: Comparing Masses Indirectly Mathematics • 1st Grade

In this worksheet, we will practice how to indirectly compare the masses of two objects by using scales or nonstandard units to compare them to a third object.

Q1:

Jacob is comparing the amount of liquid that three buckets can hold.

The orange bucket holds more water than the green bucket; the orange bucket has a greater capacity.

Jacob compared the capacity of the orange and blue buckets like this.

Which holds more water?

• AThe blue bucket
• BThe orange bucket

Pick the correct symbol to compare the capacities of the green and blue buckets.

• A
• B
• C

Q2:

Which item is heaviest?

• A
• B

Q3:

Which item is the lightest?

• A
• B

Q4:

Which item is the lightest?

• A
• B
• C
• D

Which item is the heaviest?

• A
• B
• C
• D

Q5:

A shoe is heavier than a water bottle. A pencil case is lighter than the water bottle. Which is heavier, the shoe or the pencil case?

• AThe pencil case
• BThe shoe

Q6:

Arrange the bananas, watermelon, and strawberry from heaviest to lightest.

• AStrawberry, bananas, watermelon
• BWatermelon, bananas, strawberry

Q7:

Order the animals on the scales (a duck, a penguin, and a rabbit) from lightest to heaviest.

• A
• B
• C

Q8:

Here are three objects. The feather is lightest and the car is heaviest. Which scales represent the correct masses?

• A
• B

Q9:

Order the animals on the scales (a cat, a dog, and a turtle) from heaviest to lightest.

• A
• B
• C

Q10:

Hannah, Ethan, and Natalie are preparing to go to camp, and they want to take the three objects below with them. Ethan will take the lightest object, and Natalie will take the heaviest.

Which object will Natalie take?

• A
• B
• C

Which object will Ethan take?

• A
• B
• C

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