Question:

Level 3

Risa was given a piece of lace of length 6 m 30 cm. She used a part of it to tie 5 curtains and 2 m 20 cm of the remaining length to decorate her room. Given that each curtain needed 50 cm, what was the length of the lace that was left behind by Risa? (Leave the answer in metres and centimetres.)

4 m
Risa was given a piece of lace of length 6 m 30 cm. She used a part of it to tie 5 curtains and 2 m 20 cm of the remaining length to decorate her room. Given that each curtain needed 50 cm, what was the length of the lace that was left behind by Risa? (Leave the answer in metres and centimetres.)

Level 3

Keith paints 65 cm of the wall daily. After 5 weeks, 8 m of the wall was still unpainted. What is the length of the wall? Give the answer in metres and centimetres.

4 m
Keith paints 65 cm of the wall daily. After 5 weeks, 8 m of the wall was still unpainted. What is the length of the wall? Give the answer in metres and centimetres.

Level 3

A piece of ribbon 540 cm long is cut into 3 pieces X, Y and Z. Y is 80 cm longer than Z but 50 cm shorter than X. What is the length of X?

4 m
A piece of ribbon 540 cm long is cut into 3 pieces X, Y and Z. Y is 80 cm longer than Z but 50 cm shorter than X. What is the length of X?

Level 3

There were three pieces of ribbon, A, B and C. A is 9 cm longer than B. C is 6 cm shorter than B. What is the length of A?

4 m
There were three pieces of ribbon, A, B and C. A is 9 cm longer than B. C is 6 cm shorter than B. What is the length of A?

Level 3

At sunrise an ant began jumping up a 2-metre sand hill. Every hour, it was able to climb up 40 cm, but then slid back 30 cm due to the loose sand. How long did it take the ant to reach the top?

4 m
At sunrise an ant began jumping up a 2-metre sand hill. Every hour, it was able to climb up 40 cm, but then slid back 30 cm due to the loose sand. How long did it take the ant to reach the top?

Level 3

The total heights of three ostriches is 1225 cm. Ostrich A is twice as tall as Ostrich B. Ostrich C is twice as tall as Ostrich A. What is the height of Ostrich C?

4 m
The total heights of three ostriches is 1225 cm. Ostrich A is twice as tall as Ostrich B. Ostrich C is twice as tall as Ostrich A. What is the height of Ostrich C?

Level 3

A lace is twice as long as an umbrella. The umbrella is thrice as long as the stick. The total length of the lace and the umbrella is 3 m 6 cm. Find the total length of the lace, the umbrella and the stick. Give your answer in m and cm.

4 m
A lace is twice as long as an umbrella. The umbrella is thrice as long as the stick. The total length of the lace and the umbrella is 3 m 6 cm. Find the total length of the lace, the umbrella and the stick. Give your answer in m and cm.

Level 3

A box is thrice as long as a book. The book is twice as long as a notebook. The box is 7 m 15 cm longer than the notebook. What is the total length of the book and the notebook?

4 m
A box is thrice as long as a book. The book is twice as long as a notebook. The box is 7 m 15 cm longer than the notebook. What is the total length of the book and the notebook?

Level 3

A ribbon of 200 cm long is cut into three pieces A, B and C. A is 24 cm shorter than B. C is twice as long as A. How long is A?

4 m
A ribbon of 200 cm long is cut into three pieces A, B and C. A is 24 cm shorter than B. C is twice as long as A. How long is A?

Level 3

There are 3 pieces of strings with a total length of 2 m 96 cm. The first piece of string is 40 cm more than the second piece of string while the third piece is twice the length of the first piece of string. Calculate the length of the third piece of string. (Write the answer in metres and centimetres.)

4 m
There are 3 pieces of strings with a total length of 2 m 96 cm. The first piece of string is 40 cm more than the second piece of string while the third piece is twice the length of the first piece of string. Calculate the length of the third piece of string. (Write the answer in metres and centimetres.)