# I want to learn about: Measurement & Data

• Welcome to the Smartick blog!  This week we are going to look at a concept which we haven’t talked about in the blog yet:  measurements of capacity. Capacity measures the quantity of liquid that an object holds.  For example, the capacity of a bottle is the quantity of liquid with which we can fill it.  […]

• In today’s post, we are going to work with time word problem. We’ll take a look at some examples and solve them together. Let’s begin! Time Word Problem 1: The Sailboat Race In a sailboat race, the winning boat completed two distances in the following times: 2 min 22 seconds and 3 min 45 seconds.  How […]

• This week we will address the topic of measurements of length.  Do you know what they are?  Do you know what they are used for? We will explain it to you in this post. Length determines the distance between two points, or in other words, length is the amount of space between two points.  For […]

• In today’s post, we are going to see some problems involving distance conversions, and give some advice for solving them. Problem number 1 with distance conversions Silver Beard: the Pirate Problem The Pirate, Silver Beard, has arrived on Coral island to search for treasure.  On the map, it says that, from the shore, he must […]

•   Mass Measurement Problems: In the U.S. the most common units for measuring mass are the ounce (oz) and the pound (lb). Technically, the pound is a measure of force, not mass, and the ounce can be a unit of volume or weight, which makes things even more confusing (but I won’t nitpick here)! What […]

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