Drawing lines with specified lengths

Drawing lines with specified lengths

Lesson details

Key learning points

  1. In this lesson, we will work out the length of a mystery line and then draw it.

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3 Questions

Q1.
How do you measure a curved line accurately?
Just estimate
Correct answer: Use a piece of string
Use a ruler
Q2.
The question said 'Measure the longest side'. What have they done wrong?
An image in a quiz
Nothing! It's correct.
Correct answer: They didn't measure the longest side.
They didn't start at the 0.
Q3.
The question said 'Measure the longest side'. What have they done wrong?
An image in a quiz
Nothing! It's correct!
They didn't measure the longest side.
Correct answer: They didn't start at the 0.

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
Correct answer: 9cm
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
Correct answer: 6cm
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?
Correct answer: 22cm
23cm
29cm
30cm

Lesson appears in

UnitMaths / Measures: Length