# 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

Difficulty level:

### 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?

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.

 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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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