# Measuring Length: Hammers and Pencils!

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

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Measurement

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

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#### 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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