Worksheet: Choosing Seconds, Minutes, or Hours
In this worksheet, we will practice how to measure how long an activity takes in seconds, minutes, or hours and how to decide which of these units is most appropriate.
Which of the following would be the best estimate for the amount of time it would take to climb a flight of stairs?
- A30 minutes
- B30 hours
- C30 seconds
- D30 weeks
- E30 days
James can stay under the water for 1 .
At night, I usually sleep between 6 and 9 .
Fill in the blank: It takes me about 15 to do my math homework.
Which of the following is a sensible estimate for the length of a pop song?
- A3 minutes
- B3 days
- C3 weeks
- D3 seconds
- E3 hours
Which of the following is the best estimate for the time it would take a man to sprint 100 meters?
- A20 minutes
- B14 seconds
- C100 seconds
- D3 minutes
- E1 hour
The time to travel by car from Texas, USA, to Washington, USA, is about 108,000 seconds.
Which of the following is the most appropriate unit for the time of this journey?
Convert the journey time from seconds to the more appropriate unit.
- B hours
Which of the following would be the best estimate for the length of a full movie?
- A2 minutes
- B6 hours and 45 minutes
- C30 hours
- D1 hour and 30 minutes
- E3 minutes
Which of the following is the best estimate for the amount of time it takes to brush your teeth?
- A30 minutes
- B1 hour
- C2 minutes
- D2 hours
- E15 minutes
The flight from Cairo to New York takes about 10 .
It takes about one to climb two flights of stairs.