# Flag Pole (Part 2)

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### Key learning points

- In this lesson, we will continue to develop our skills in planning how to solve, and then solving, a fractional measurement problem. The problem is a continuation of determining what lengths of wood could be used in various combinations to achieve a given length.

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### 5 Questions

Q1.

Ryan makes a flag pole. From lengths of one metre, half a metre and quarter of a metre, he chooses 6. What is the longest length his flag pole could be?

5 and a half metres

5 metres

Q2.

Ryan makes a flag pole. From lengths of one metre, half a metre and quarter of a metre, he chooses 6. What is the shortest length his flag pole could be?

1 and a quarter metres

1 and three quarter metres

Q3.

Ryan makes a flag pole. From lengths of one metre, half a metre and quarter of a metre, he chooses 3 quarter metres and 3 half metres. What will the length of the flag pole be?

2 and a half metres

2 metres

Q4.

Ryan makes a flag pole. From lengths of one metre, half a metre and quarter of a metre, he chooses 3 metre lengths and 3 quarter metre lengths. What will the length of the flag pole be?

3 and a half metres

3 and a quarter metres

Q5.

Ryan makes a flag pole. From lengths of one metre, half a metre and quarter of a metre, he chooses 4 half metre lengths and 2 quarter metre lengths. What will the length of the flag pole be?

2 and a quarter metres

2 and three quarter metres