Word problems. Measurement. (Length)

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Word problems. Measurement. (Length)
Year 4

Ross is 94cm tall. Dee is 37cm taller
Ross is 94cm tall. Dee is 37cm taller. How tall in Dee in meters and centimeters. Strategy- Addition. 94+37 120+11 131 1 meter 31 centimeters

A piece of wood is 3m long. A joiner cuts off 70cm
A piece of wood is 3m long. A joiner cuts off 70cm. How long is the wood now? Strategy-subtraction. 300-70 230cm 2 meters 30 centimeters

There are 30 magazines in a pile. Each magazine is 3mm thick
There are 30 magazines in a pile. Each magazine is 3mm thick. How high is the pile in centimeters? Strategy-multiplication 30x3 90mm 90÷10 9cm

Amy cuts 5 lengths of pipe. Each length is 15 cm
Amy cuts 5 lengths of pipe. Each length is 15 cm. What is the total length of the 5 pieces? Strategy-multiplication 15x5 75cm

Joe has 20 books. He needs 1. 2m of shelving to store them
Joe has 20 books. He needs 1.2m of shelving to store them. How wide is each book? Strategy-division 1.2x100=120cm 120÷20 6cm 6 cm wide

2m of ribbon are cut into 4 equal lengths. How long is each length?
Strategy- division 2x100= 200cm 200÷4= 50cm 50cm lengths

Word problems. Measurement. (Length)
Year 4

A carpenter has a plank of wood 3 meters long. She cut it into 2 pieces. What length is each piece of wood? Strategy- division. 3 meters = 300cms 300÷2 =150cms 1 meter 50 centimters

A piece of wood is 5m long. A joiner cuts off 170cm
A piece of wood is 5m long. A joiner cuts off 170cm. How long is the wood now? Strategy-subtraction. 5 meters= 500cms =330cms 3 meters 30 centimeters

Paul digs 6 rows of earth to plant vegetables
Paul digs 6 rows of earth to plant vegetables. The rows are 3 meters long. What length of ground has he dug altogether? Strategy-multiplication 6x3 =18 meters

Amy cuts 5 lengths of pipe. Each length is 20 cm
Amy cuts 5 lengths of pipe. Each length is 20 cm. What is the total length of the 5 pieces? Strategy-multiplication 20x5 100 centimeters 1 meter long

Sinead runs 3000m in a race. After 1200. She stops
Sinead runs 3000m in a race. After She stops. How far has she left to go? Strategy-subtraction =1800m

6m of ribbon are cut into 4 equal lengths. How long is each length?
Strategy- division 6m=600cms 600÷4 =150cms 1 meter 50 centimeters 1.5m