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# Grade 5 Mathematics Online Lessons on Length

Grade 5 Mathematics Online Lessons on Length

1. Kilometre as a unit of measuring length

2. Estimating and measuring distances in kilometres

3. Establishing relationship between the kilometre and the metre

4. Conversion of kilometres to metres and metres to kilometres.

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Lessons (**38**)

- 1.
Write down distances that can be measured in kilometres a) From __________ to ____________ b) From __________ to ___________

1m 8s - 2.
Complete the table shown: Metres and kilometres

2m 9s - 3.
Change the following kilometres to metres: a) 3 km b) 12 km

0m 57s - 4.
Convert each of the following into metres: a) 86 km b) 6 km 58 m c) 9 km 950 m

1m 36s - 5.
The distance from Wekesa’s home to school is 5 km. What is the distance in metres?

1m 0s - 6.
The length of a water pipeline is 2 km 900 m. What is the length in metres?

1m 5s - 7.
Trees were planted along a section of a road 8 km 650 m long. What is this distance in metres?

1m 28s - 8.
Change the following into kilometres: a) 6 000 m b) 42 000 m

1m 23s - 9.
Convert the following to kilometres and metres: a) 5 500 b) 9 785

2m 19s - 10.
Use the sketch map to answer the given questions. a) Wawire travelled directly from Bahati to Kagoi. How many kilometres and metres did he cover? b) What is the distance in kilometres and metres from Ndungu to Mukuru using direct route? c) Ojwang travelled directly from Kagoi to Mukuru. How many kilometres and metres did he cover?

4m 16s - 11.
Work out: add metres and kilometres

1m 56s - 12.
The distance from Kovi to Neno is 3 km 460 m. The distance from Neno to Imani is 17 km 280 m. What is the total distance from Kovi to Imani through Neno?

2m 38s - 13.
Use the map to answer the following questions: a) What is the total distance from Naro to Kiwa through Met? b) What is the total distance from Naku to Kimu through Kecho? c) Waita drove from Nairo to Met through Naro. What distance did he cover? d) Tito transported tea from Kecho to Nairo through Met and Naro. What distance did he cover?

8m 43s - 14.
Work out: addition of metres and kilometres

3m 16s - 15.
Add: a) 84 km 640 m to 171 km 880 m b) 101 km 650 m to 95 km 780 m

3m 40s - 16.
A road construction company tarmacked two roads. The length of one road was 8 km 273 m. The length of the other road was 94 km 830 m. Find the total length that was tarmacked.

3m 0s - 17.
A bus covered a distance of 187 km 350 m on Tuesday. The bus covered a distance of 235 km 782 m on Wednesday. What total distance did the bus cover in the two days?

2m 50s - 18.
A company installed electricity wires to three rural villages. The distance between the villages is as shown. What is the total distance covered by the power line?

3m 45s - 19.
Work out: subtract metres and kilometres

3m 29s - 20.
Subtract 5 km 800 m from 10 km 950 m

1m 12s - 21.
A motorist was travelling from Kiwanju to Boma a distance of 82 km 700 m. After travelling for 50 km 475 m she rested. How many kilometres did she cover after resting?

1m 39s - 22.
Peter walked a distance of 5 km 700 m while Karaka walked 9 km 950 m. Find the difference in the distances they walked.

1m 3s - 23.
Work out: Divide metres and kilometres

3m 12s - 24.
Work out: dividing metres and kilometres

2m 51s - 25.
Divide: a) 95 km 365 m by 5 b) 161 km 800 m by 20

3m 59s - 26.
A road between two towns A and B is 127 km 350 m long. Road bumps were placed at equal lengths. There are three such lengths between the two towns. What is the distance of each length?

2m 57s - 27.
The length of a safari rally route was 358 km 200 m. The route was divided into five equal sections. What was the length of each section?

2m 46s - 28.
Work out: multiply metres and kilometres

2m 29s - 29.
Work out: multiplying metres and kilometres

2m 49s - 30.
Multiply: 17 km 90 m by 12

2m 43s - 31.
A motorist travels a distance of 50 km 500 m daily. What distance does he cover in six days?

2m 36s - 32.
An athlete runs a distance of 3 km 700 m daily. What distance does she run in six days?

2m 41s - 33.
The distance from Chacha’s home to school is 2 km 30 m. Chacha cycles from home to school and back daily. What distance does he cover in five days?

2m 6s - 34.
Work out: subtraction of metres and kilometres

2m 47s - 35.
Work out: (subtraction of metres and kilometres)

3m 36s - 36.
Subtract: 25 km 620 m from 48 km 310 m

2m 29s - 37.
Kagema ran a 42 km marathon race. After covering 40 km 500 m he increased the speed. How far was he from the finishing point?

2m 24s - 38.
A railway line is 24 km 200 m long. A section of the railway line 6 km 850 m long passes through a forest. What is the distance of the railway line that does not pass through the forest?

3m 20s