Worksheet: Comparing Masses Indirectly

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:

William 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.

William 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 the lightest?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D

Which item is the heaviest?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D

Q3:

Which item is heavier?

  • A
  • B

Q4:

Which item is lighter?

  • A
  • B

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

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