# Applying knowledge of length when solving a word problem

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

1. In this lesson, we will solve length word problems using a bar model.

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## Worksheet

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## Starter quiz

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### 3 Questions

Q1.
The first line is 6cm. The mystery line is 3cm longer than the first line. What is the length of the mystery line?
3cm
6cm
8cm
Q2.
The first line is 11cm. The mystery line is 5cm shorter than the first line. What is the length of the mystery line?
11cm
16cm
7cm
Q3.
The first line is 26cm. The mystery line is 4cm shorter than the first line. What is the length of the mystery line?
23cm
29cm
30cm

## Exit quiz

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### 4 Questions

Q1.
Stuart walked 36 m from his house to the shop. Lisa walked 23 m from her house to the shop. How far did they both walk?
13m
36m
49m
Q2.
Stuart walked 36 m from his house to the shop. Lisa walked 23 m from her house to the shop. How much further did Stuart walk than Lisa?
23m
36m
59m
Q3.
Lisa walked 23 m from her house to the shop. Stuart walked 13 metres more. How far did Stuart walk?
10m
13m
23m