Drawing lines with specified lengths

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

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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!

Q1.How do you measure a curved line accurately?

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Q2.The question said 'Measure the longest side'. What have they done wrong?

2/3

Q3.The question said 'Measure the longest side'. What have they done wrong?

3/3

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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!

Q1.How do you measure a curved line accurately?

1/3

Q2.The question said 'Measure the longest side'. What have they done wrong?

2/3

Q3.The question said 'Measure the longest side'. What have they done wrong?

3/3

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Worksheet

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Drawing lines with specified lengths

Read the question to work out the length of the mystery line.

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?

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

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:

Drawing lines with specified lengths

Read the question to work out the length of the mystery line.

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

Lesson summary: Drawing lines with specified lengths

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