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Measuring Length: Hammers and Pencils!

In this worksheet, students solve word problems related to length.

'Measuring Length: Hammers and Pencils!' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 3 Maths worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:   Measure, Compare, Add/Subtract Lengths, Mass, and Volume/Capacity

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

This worksheet is about solving word problems related to length.


A pencil is 10 cm long.


A hammer is 30 cm long.



Example 1

How long are 3 pencils and a hammer?



10 + 10 + 10 + 30 = 60 cm  

Just write 60 in the answer box.



Example 2

Which are longer, 4 pencils or 2 hammers?



4 pencils are 10 + 10 + 10 + 10 = 40 cm  

2 hammers are 30 + 30 = 60 cm

60 is bigger than 40

2 hammers are longer.

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