An adult is expected to drink 8 cups of water every day. We know there are 250mL in one cup.
Your challenge is to try and work out the following…
a) How much water (milliliters or liters) should an adult drink every day?
b) How much water (milliliters or liters) should an adult drink every week?
Capacity is a word used for measuring liquid. Liquid can be measure in milliliters, liters & megaliters.
Today we are going to use a maths talk to start talking about capacity. Look at the question and answers below. Carefully pick one of the answers and then explain why that is your answer.
Riley had a $10 note.
He bought a drink for $2.10 and lunch for $3.50.
How much did he spend? Show your working out…
How much change was he given? Show your working out…
Maddy had $10. She bought her lunch. It cost $6.75.
How much money did Maddy have left?
Show your working out and be prepared to share your answer and how you got to your answer.
Here are two money problems. Read them carefully and solve the problems. Show your working out write your answer. Be prepared to share your answer and how you worked it out.
- Sandy bought her lunch. She bought a salad for $3.65 and a drink for $2.30. How much money did she spend?
- Mary loves eating fruit. She bought some cherries for $3.75, some bananas for $2.45 and oranges for $4.20. How much money did she spend?