Applying knowledge of length when solving a word problem

In this lesson, you will be solving length word problems using a bar model

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.The first line is 6cm. The mystery line is 3cm longer than the first line. What is the length of the mystery line?

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Q2.The first line is 11cm. The mystery line is 5cm shorter than the first line. What is the length of the mystery line?

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Q3.The first line is 26cm. The mystery line is 4cm shorter than the first line. What is the length of the mystery line?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.The first line is 6cm. The mystery line is 3cm longer than the first line. What is the length of the mystery line?

1/3

Q2.The first line is 11cm. The mystery line is 5cm shorter than the first line. What is the length of the mystery line?

2/3

Q3.The first line is 26cm. The mystery line is 4cm shorter than the first line. What is the length of the mystery line?

3/3

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Applying knowledge of length when solving a problem

Solve these word problems and draw a bar model to help you.

Question 1

Question 2

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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?

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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?

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Q3.Lisa walked 23 m from her house to the shop. Stuart walked 13 metres more. How far did Stuart walk?

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Q4.Stuart walked 36 m from his house to the shop. Lisa walked 13 metres less. How far did Lisa walk?

4/4

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Applying knowledge of length when solving a problem

Solve these word problems and draw a bar model to help you.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

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?

1/4

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?

2/4

Q3.Lisa walked 23 m from her house to the shop. Stuart walked 13 metres more. How far did Stuart walk?

3/4

Q4.Stuart walked 36 m from his house to the shop. Lisa walked 13 metres less. How far did Lisa walk?

4/4

Lesson summary: Applying knowledge of length when solving a word problem

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