What Does Quantity Mean in Math?


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A quantity answers what question?

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1. Which does NOT describe a quantity?

2. Which quantity is an example of using non-standard units?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

When we describe things with numbers or units of measurement, we are referring to the quantity of the thing. This assessment was made to test your understanding of what quantity means and various ways to describe it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With this assessment, you will answer questions about:

  • What the word 'quantity' refers to
  • Examples of quantities
  • Non-standard units

Skills Practiced

A few skills tested with this assessment include:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding measures of quantity and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a potentially correct quantity of wood for a project
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about an item in a list that does not describe a quantity

Additional Learning

For a quick, yet effective, review of the material covered in this assessment, complete the lesson What Does Quantity Mean in Math. With this assessment, you will learn more about the topics of the assessment and:

  • The various ways in which number quantities can be expressed
  • The formal definition of quantity
  • How quantity can represent an unknown value