Question:

Level 3

Rachel cuts a piece of string into two pieces. The first piece is 4 m 24 cm long and the second piece is 4 m 3 cm long. What is the difference in the lengths of the two pieces of string? Give the answer in cm.

3 m
Rachel cuts a piece of string into two pieces. The first piece is 4 m 24 cm long and the second piece is 4 m 3 cm long. What is the difference in the lengths of the two pieces of string? Give the answer in cm.

Level 3

A bookcase has 5 shelves. The first three shelves are 460 cm long each. The next two shelves have a total length of 2 m 45 cm. Find the total length of the 5 shelves. (Give the answer in metres and centimetres.)

3 m
A bookcase has 5 shelves. The first three shelves are 460 cm long each. The next two shelves have a total length of 2 m 45 cm. Find the total length of the 5 shelves. (Give the answer in metres and centimetres.)

Level 3

Harry cycled for 860 m while Jack cycled for 4 km 70 m. Find the total distance that they cycled in km and m.

3 m
Harry cycled for 860 m while Jack cycled for 4 km 70 m. Find the total distance that they cycled in km and m.

Level 3

Jenny is 1 m 47 cm tall and Anna is 183 cm tall. Find their total height in m and cm.

3 m
Jenny is 1 m 47 cm tall and Anna is 183 cm tall. Find their total height in m and cm.

Level 3

During a triathlon practice, John swam 1300 m, cycled 30 km 50 m and ran 5 km 20 m. What was the total distance he covered during the triathlon practice? Give the answer in km and m.

3 m
During a triathlon practice, John swam 1300 m, cycled 30 km 50 m and ran 5 km 20 m. What was the total distance he covered during the triathlon practice? Give the answer in km and m.

Level 3

Mrs Lee has a piece of lace that measures 5 m 40 cm. She uses 224 cm to decorate a curtain and another 110 cm to decorate another curtain. How much of the lace has she left? Give the answer in cm and m.

3 m
Mrs Lee has a piece of lace that measures 5 m 40 cm. She uses 224 cm to decorate a curtain and another 110 cm to decorate another curtain. How much of the lace has she left? Give the answer in cm and m.

Level 3

Mr Kyle had a piece of string measured 6 m 35 cm long. He used 221 cm and gave some of it to his neighbour. He found that he had 2 m 35 cm of string left. What was the length of string Mr Kyle gave to his neighbour? (Leave the answer in metres and centimetres.)

3 m
Mr Kyle had a piece of string measured 6 m 35 cm long. He used 221 cm and gave some of it to his neighbour. He found that he had 2 m 35 cm of string left. What was the length of string Mr Kyle gave to his neighbour? (Leave the answer in metres and centimetres.)

Level 2

When Joy stands on a 75-cm stool, she is 21 cm taller than Zoey. If Zoey is 176 cm tall, how tall is Joy? Give the answer in cm.

When Joy stands on a 75-cm stool, she is 21 cm taller than Zoey. If Zoey is 176 cm tall, how tall is Joy? Give the answer in cm.

3 m

Level 2

Tim is 74 cm tall. His mother is 90 cm taller than him but 18 cm shorter than Tim's father. How tall is Tim's father?

3 m
Tim is 74 cm tall. His mother is 90 cm taller than him but 18 cm shorter than Tim's father. How tall is Tim's father?

Level 3

Sue is 1 m 54 cm tall and Candice is 183 cm tall. Find the difference in their heights in cm.

3 m
Sue is 1 m 54 cm tall and Candice is 183 cm tall. Find the difference in their heights in cm.