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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

Curriculum topic:  Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:  Use Length, Mass and Volume/Capacity

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

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?

 

Answer

10 + 10 + 10 + 30 = 60 cm  

Just write 60 in the answer box.

 

 

Example 2

Which are longer, 4 pencils or 2 hammers?

 

Answer

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.

A pencil is 10 cm long.

A hammer is 30 cm long.

 

How long would two pencils be in cm?

Just write the number.

A pencil is 10 cm long.

A hammer is 30 cm long.

 

How much longer is the hammer in cm?

Just write the number.

 

A pencil is 10 cm long.

A hammer is 30 cm long.

 

How long would two hammers be in cm?

Just write the number.

 

A pencil is 10 cm long.

A hammer is 30 cm long.

 

How long would a pencil and a hammer be in cm?

Just write the number.

 

A pencil is 10 cm long.

A hammer is 30 cm long.

 

How long would a pencil and two hammers be in cm?

Just write the number.

 

A pencil is 10 cm long.

A hammer is 30 cm long.

 

How long would a pencil and three hammers be in cm?

Just write the number.

 

A pencil is 10 cm long.

A hammer is 30 cm long.

 

How long would two pencils and a hammer be in cm?

Just write the number.

 

A pencil is 10 cm long.

A hammer is 30 cm long.

 

How long would two pencils and three hammers be in cm?

Just write the number.

 

A pencil is 10 cm long.

A hammer is 30 cm long.

 

How long would three pencils and three hammers be in cm?

Just write the number.

 

A pencil is 10 cm long.

A hammer is 30 cm long.

 

Which are longer, 5 pencils or 2 hammers?

5 pencils

2 hammers

  • Question 1

A pencil is 10 cm long.

A hammer is 30 cm long.

 

How long would two pencils be in cm?

Just write the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
20
EDDIE SAYS
10 + 10 = 20
  • Question 2

A pencil is 10 cm long.

A hammer is 30 cm long.

 

How much longer is the hammer in cm?

Just write the number.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
20
EDDIE SAYS
30 - 10 = 20
  • Question 3

A pencil is 10 cm long.

A hammer is 30 cm long.

 

How long would two hammers be in cm?

Just write the number.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
60
EDDIE SAYS
30 + 30 = 60
  • Question 4

A pencil is 10 cm long.

A hammer is 30 cm long.

 

How long would a pencil and a hammer be in cm?

Just write the number.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
40
EDDIE SAYS
10 + 30 = 40
  • Question 5

A pencil is 10 cm long.

A hammer is 30 cm long.

 

How long would a pencil and two hammers be in cm?

Just write the number.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
70
EDDIE SAYS
10 + 30 + 30 = 70
  • Question 6

A pencil is 10 cm long.

A hammer is 30 cm long.

 

How long would a pencil and three hammers be in cm?

Just write the number.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
100
EDDIE SAYS
10 + 30 + 30 + 30 = 100
  • Question 7

A pencil is 10 cm long.

A hammer is 30 cm long.

 

How long would two pencils and a hammer be in cm?

Just write the number.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
50
EDDIE SAYS
10 + 10 + 30 = 50
  • Question 8

A pencil is 10 cm long.

A hammer is 30 cm long.

 

How long would two pencils and three hammers be in cm?

Just write the number.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
110
EDDIE SAYS
10 + 10 + 30 + 30 + 30 = 110
  • Question 9

A pencil is 10 cm long.

A hammer is 30 cm long.

 

How long would three pencils and three hammers be in cm?

Just write the number.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
120
EDDIE SAYS
10 + 10 + 10 + 30 + 30 + 30 = 120
  • Question 10

A pencil is 10 cm long.

A hammer is 30 cm long.

 

Which are longer, 5 pencils or 2 hammers?

CORRECT ANSWER
2 hammers
EDDIE SAYS
5 pencils are 10 + 10 + 10 + 10 + 10 = 50 cm long 2 hammers are 30 + 30 = 60 cm long
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