# Go Math Grade 2 Answer Key Chapter 8 Length in Customary Units

## Go Math Grade 2 Chapter 8 Answer Key Length in Customary Units Concepts

### Length in Customary Units Show What You Know

Compare Lengths
Question 1.
Order the pencils from shortest to longest.
Write 1, 2, 3.

Explanation:
The yellow color pencil is longest and the green color pencil is shortest pencil.

Use Nonstandard Units to Measure Length

Question 2.

Explanation:
There are 6 color tiles that cover the object.Each color tile is 1 inch.So, the object given above is 6 inches long.

Question 3.

Explanation:
There are 5 color tiles that cover the object.Each color tile is 1 inch.So, the object given above is 5 inches long.

Measure Length Twice: Nonstandard Units

Question 4.

Explanation:
There are 9 push pins that cover the object.So, the length of the given object is 9.

Question 5.

Explanation:
There are 23 linking cubes that cover the object.So, the length of the object is 23.

### Length in Customary Units Vocabulary Builder

Visualize It
Fill in the graphic organizer to describe the lengths of different objects.

Understand Vocabulary
Use review words. Complete the sentences.

Question 1.
The blue pencil is the _______ pencil.
The blue pencil is the longest pencil

Question 2.
The red pencil is the _______ pencil.
The red pencil is the sortest pencil

Question 3.
The red pencil is ______ than the yellow pencil.
The red pencil is shorter than the yellow pencil.

Question 4.
The blue pencil is _______ than the yellow pencil.
The blue pencil is longer than the yellow pencil.

### Length in Customary Units Game Longer or Shorter?

Materials

1. Each player chooses a picture on the board and then finds a real object that matches that picture.
2. Place the objects next to each other to find which is longer and which is shorter. If the objects are the same length, choose another object.
3. Spin the pointer on the spinner. The player with the object that matches the spinner puts a cube on that picture on the board.
4. Take turns until all the pictures have cubes. The player with more cubes on the board wins.

### Length in Customary Units Vocabulary Game

Guess the Word
For 3 to 4 players
Materials

• timer

How to Play

1. Take turns to play.
2. Choose a math word, but do not say it aloud.
3. Set the timer for 1 minute.
4. Give a one-word clue about your word. Give each player one chance to guess your word.
5. If nobody guesses correctly, repeat Step 4 with a different clue. Repeat until a player guesses the word or time runs out. Give a different one-word clue each time.
6. The first player to guess the word gets 1 point. If the player can use the word in a sentence, he or she gets 1 more point. Then that player gets the next turn.
7. The first player to score 5 points wins.

The Write Way
Reflect
Choose one idea. Write about it in the space below.

• When would you measure the length of an object? When would you estimate its length? Write 2–3 sentences to explain.
• Explain when you would use each measuring tool. measuring tape yardstick inch ruler
• Tell at least two things you know about a line plot.

### Lesson 8.1 Measure with Inch Models

Essential Question How can you use inch models to measure length?

______ color tiles

6 inches long

Explanation:
The object is 6 color tiles long.
So, the object is 6 inches long.

______ color tiles

7 inches long

Explanation:
The object is 7 color tiles long.
So, the object is 7 inches long.

______ color tiles

4 inches long

Explanation:
The object is 4 color tiles long.
So, the object is 4 inches long.

HOME CONNECTION • Your child used color tiles as an introduction to measurement of length before using standard measurement tools.

MATHEMATICAL PRACTICES
Attend to Precision Describe how to use color tiles to measure the length of an object.
To measure the length of an object place the color tiles side by side and count the number of tiles that cover the object.Each tile is about 1 inch.Therefore the length of the object will be the total number of tiles.

Share and Show

Use color tiles. Measure the length of the object in inches.
Question 1.

6 inches long

Explanation:
The object is 6 color tiles long.
So, the object is 6 inches long.

Question 2.

9 inches long

Explanation:
The object is 9 color tiles long.
So, the object is 9 inches long.

Question 3.

6 inches long

Explanation:
The object is 6 color tiles long.
So, the object is 6 inches long.

Question 4.

10 inches long

Explanation:
The object is 10 color tiles long.
So, the object is 10 inches long.

Use color tiles. Measure the length of the object in inches.
Question 5.

5 inches long

Explanation:
The object is 5 color tiles long.
So, the object is 5 inches long.

Question 6.

9 inches long

Explanation:
The object is 9 color tiles long.
So, the object is 9 inches long.

Question 7.

13 inches long

Explanation:
The object is 13 color tiles long.
So, the object is 13 inches long.

Question 8.

7 inches long

Explanation:
The object is 7 color tiles long.
So, the object is 7 inches long.

Question 9.

9 inches long

Explanation:
The object is 9 color tiles long.
So, the object is 9 inches long.

Question 10.
GO DEEPER
Blue paper chains are 4 inches long. Red paper chains are 3 inches long. How many are needed to have 10 inches of paper chains?
______ blue paper chain
_______ red paper chains

Problem Solving • Applications

Question 11.
THINK SMARTER
Blue paper chains are 8 inches long. Red paper chains are 6 inches long. How many are needed to have 22 inches of paper chains?

______ blue paper chains
_______ red paper chain

Question 12.
MATHEMATICAL PRACTICE
Use Reasoning
Liza has a ribbon that is 12 inches long. She needs to cut it into pieces that are each 4 inches long. How many pieces can she make?
______ Pieces

Question 13.
THINK SMARTER +
Jeremy used color tiles to measure a string. Each tile is 1 inch long. How long is the string? Circle the number in the box to make the sentence true.

Explanation:
There are 2 color tiles that cover the length of the string.Each color tile measures 1 inch.So, the string is about 2 inches long.

TAKE HOME ACTIVITY • Have your child use several of the same small item (such as paper clips) to measure the lengths of some objects at home.

### Measure with Inch Models Homework & Practice 8.1

Use color tiles. Measure the length of the object in inches.
Question 1.

13 inches long

Explanation:
The object is 13 color tiles long.
So, the object is 13 inches long.

Question 2.

4 inches long

Explanation:
The object is 4 color tiles long.
So, the object is 4 inches long.

Question 3.

8 inches long

Explanation:
The object is 8 color tiles long.
So, the object is 8 inches long.

Problem Solving
Question 4.
Look around your classroom. Find an object that is about 4 inches long. Draw and label the object.

Explanation:
The pencil i use is 4 inches long.

Question 5.
WRITE
Describe how you would find an object that is about 8 inches long.
We can find an object that is about 8 inches long by placing color tiles along the object if the is about 8 color tiles then it is about 8 inches long.

Lesson Check
Question 1.
Jessie used color tiles to measure the rope. Each color tile measures 1 inch. The rope is about _____ inches long.

3 inches long

Explanation:
There are 3 color tiles that cover the lengthe of the rope.Each color tile measures 1 inch. The rope is about 3 inches long.

Spiral Review
Question 2.
Adam has these coins. How much money is this?

Question 3.
Look at the clock hands. What time does this clock show?

Explanation:
The clock has the hours hand on 4 and the minutes hand on the 6 ie 30 mins.So, the time shown in the above watch is 4.30.

Question 4.
Hank has 84 marbles in a bag. His friend Mario has 71 marbles in his bag. How many marbles do they have altogether?

Explanation:
Hank has 84 marbles in a bag. His friend Mario has 71 marbles in his bag.Therefore they have 84+71=155 marbles altogether.

### Lesson 8.2 Make and Use a Ruler

Essential Question Why is using a ruler similar to using a row of color tiles to measure length?

Listen and Draw

Use color tiles. Make the given length. Trace along the edge to show the length.
4 inches

2 inches

3 inches

HOME CONNECTION • Your child used color tiles as 1-inch models to show different lengths. This activity helps to make inch units a more familiar concept.

MATHEMATICAL PRACTICE
Describe how you knew how many color tiles to use for each length.

Share and Show

Measure the length with your ruler. Count the inches.
Question 1.

Question 2.

Question 3.

Measure the length with your ruler. Count the inches.

Question 4.

Question 5.

Question 6.

Question 7.

Question 8.

Problem Solving • Applications

Question 9.
THINK SMARTER
Work with a classmate. Use both of your rulers to measure the length of a bulletin board or a window. What is the length?

Question 10.
MATHEMATICAL PRACTICE
Explain Describe what you did in Exercise 9. How did you measure a length that is longer than your rulers?
______________________
______________________

Question 11.
THINK SMARTER
Measure the length of the yarn with your ruler. Does the sentence describe the yarn. Choose Yes or No.

TAKE HOME ACTIVITY • Choose one object in this lesson. Have your child find objects that are longer, about the same length, and shorter.

### Make and Use a Ruler Homework & Practice 8.2

Measure the length with your ruler.
Count the inches.
Question 1.

Question 2.

Question 3.

Problem Solving
Question 4.

Question 5.
WRITE
Would you rather use color tiles or your ruler to measure the length of an object? Explain your choice.

Lesson Check
Question 1.
Use your ruler. What is the length of this ribbon?

Spiral Review
Question 2.
What time is shown on this clock?

Question 3.
What is the total value of these coins?

_____ cents

Question 4.
The first group collected 238 cans. The second group collected 345 cans. How many cans did the two groups collect?
_________

Question 5.
There are 2 children in each row. How many children are in 5 rows?
_____ children

### Lesson 8.3 Estimate Lengths in Inches

Essential Question How do you estimate the lengths of objects in inches?

Listen and Draw

Choose three objects. Measure their lengths with your ruler. Draw the objects and write their lengths.

MATHEMATICAL PRACTICES
Describe how the three lengths compare. Which is the longest object?

Share and Show

Circle the best estimate for the length of the string.
Question 1.

Question 2.

Question 3.

Circle the best estimate for the length of the string.
Question 4.

Question 5.

Question 6.

Question 7.
THINK SMARTER
Use the 1 -inch mark. Estimate the length of each ribbon.

Problem Solving • Applications

MATHEMATICAL PRACTICE
Analyze Relationships
Question 8.
Sasha has a string that is the length of 5 beads. Each bead is 2 inches long. What is the length of the string?
_______ inches

Question 9.
Maurice has a string that is 15 inches long. He has beads that are each 3 inches long. How many beads will fit on the string?

Question 10.
THINK SMARTER
Tameka has this string. She has many beads that are 1 inch long, like this blue bead. What is the best estimate for the length of the string? Draw more beads on the string to show your estimate.

______ inches

TAKE HOME ACTIVITY • With your child, estimate the lengths in inches of some small objects, such as books.

### Estimate Lengths in Inches Homework & Practice 8.3

The bead is 1 inch long.
Circle the best estimate for the length of the string.
Question 1.

Question 2.

Question 3.

Problem Solving
Solve. Write or draw to explain.
Question 4.
Ashley has some beads. Each bead is 2 inches long. How many beads will fit on a string that is 8 inches long?

Question 5.
WRITE
Describe a way that someone could estimate the length of a book.

Lesson Check
Question 1.
The bead is 1 inch long. Estimate the length of the string.

______ inches

Spiral Review
Question 2.
Draw hands on the clock to show 5 minutes after 6.

Question 3.
Ella read 16 pages of her book on Monday and 26 pages on Tuesday. There are 64 pages in the book. How many more pages are left for Ella to read?
_______ pages

Question 4.
What is the sum?
38 + 24 = _____

### Lesson 8.4 Measure with an Inch Ruler

Essential Question How do you use an inch ruler to measure lengths?

Listen and Draw

Draw each worm to match the given length.

MATHEMATICAL PRACTICES
Use Reasoning Describe how you decided how long to draw the 2-inch and 3-inch worms.

Share and Show

Measure the length to the nearest inch.
Question 1.
______ inches

Question 2.
______ inches

Question 3.
______ inches

Question 4.
______ inches

Measure the length to the nearest inch.
Question 5.
______ inches

Question 6.
______ inches

Question 7.
______ inches

Question 8.
______ inches

Question 9.
GO DEEPER
Measure the lengths to the nearest inch. How much shorter is the ribbon than the yarn?

______ inch shorter

Problem Solving • Applications

Question 10.
THINK SMARTER
How much longer is the red string than the blue string?
_______ inch longer

Question 11.
THINK SMARTER
If the red and
blue strings were straight and placed end to end, what would the total length be?
______ inches

Question 12.
THINK SMARTER
Mrs. Grant’s pencil is 5 inches long. Is this Mrs. Grant’s pencil? Use an inch ruler to find out. Use the numbers and words on the tiles to make the sentences true.

The pencil is ______ inches long.
This pencil _____ Mrs. Grant’s pencil.

TAKE HOME ACTIVITY • Have your child measure the lengths of some objects to the nearest inch using a ruler or a similar measuring tool.

### Measure with an Inch Ruler Homework & Practice 8.4

Measure the length to the nearest inch.
Question 1.
______ inches

Question 2.
______ inches

Question 3.
______ inches

Problem Solving
Question 4.
Measure the string. What is its total length?
_______ inches

Question 5.
WRITE
Compare the ruler you made to an inch ruler. Describe how they are alike and how they are different.

Lesson Check
Question 1.
Use an inch ruler. What is the length to the nearest inch?

_____ inches

Question 2.
Use an inch ruler. What is the length to the nearest inch?

______ inches

Spiral Review
Question 3.
The clock shows the time that Jen got to school. What time did Jen get to school?

Question 4.
What is the difference?
13 – 5 = _______

Question 5.
Each color tile is about 1 inch long. About how long is the ribbon?

### Lesson 8.5 Problem Solving • Add and Subtract in Inches

Essential Question How can drawing a diagram help when solving problems about length?

There is a paper clip chain that is 16 inches long. Aliyah removes 9 inches of paper clips from the chain. How long is the paper clip chain now?

Unlock the Problem
What information do I need to use?
The chain is _____ inches long. ______ inches of paper clips are removed from the chain.

Show how to solve the problem.

The paper clip chain is ______ inches long now.

HOME CONNECTION • Your child drew a diagram to represent a problem about lengths. The diagram can be used to choose the operation for solving the problem.

Try Another Problem

Draw a diagram. Write a number sentence using a ☐ for the missing number. Solve.
Question 1.
Carmen has a string that is 13 inches long and a string that is 8 inches long. How many inches of string does she have?

_________________
Carmen has ________ inches of string.

Question 2.
Eli has a cube train that is 24 inches long. He removes 9 inches of cubes from the train. How long is Eli’s cube train now?

______________
Eli’s cube train is ______ inches long now.

MATHEMATICAL PRACTICES
Describe how your diagram shows what happened in the second problem.

Share and Show

Draw a diagram. Write a number sentence using a ☐ for the missing number. Solve.
Question 3.
Lee has a paper strip chain that is 25 inches long. He unhooks 13 inches from the chain. How long is Lee’s paper strip chain now?

______________
Lee’s paper strip chain is _______ inches long now.

Question 4.
THINK SMARTER
Sue has two ribbons that have the same length. She has 18 inches of ribbon in all. How long is each ribbon?

_____________
Each ribbon is _______ inches long.

TAKE HOME ACTIVITY • Have your child explain how he or she used a diagram to solve a problem in this lesson.

### Problem Solving • Add and Subtract in Inches Homework & Practice 8.5

Draw a diagram. Write a number sentence using a ☐ for the missing number. Solve.
Question 1.
Molly had a ribbon that was 23 inches long. She cut 7 inches off the ribbon. How long is her ribbon now?

_______________
Molly’s ribbon is _________ inches long now.

Question 2.
WRITE
Describe how you could draw a diagram for a problem about finding the total length for two strings, 15 inches long and 7 inches long
______________________
________________________

Lesson Check
Question 1.
Allie has two pieces of string. Each one is 8 inches long. How many inches of string does she have altogether?
_______ inches

Question 2.
Jeff has a cube train that is 26 inches long. He removes 12 inches of cubes from the train. How long is Jeff’s cube train now?
_______ inches

Spiral Review
Question 3.
Ann buys a pencil for 45 cents. Make a list of coins that would equal 45 cents.
__________

Question 4.
Use an inch ruler. About how long is the string?

Question 5.
Jason has these coins in a jar.
What is the total value of these coins?

$______ or _______ cents Answer: ### Length in Customary Units Mid-Chapter Checkpoint Concepts and Skills Use color tiles. Measure the length of the object in inches. Question 1. about _______ inches Answer: The bead is one inch long. Circle the best estimate for the length of the string. Question 2. Answer: Draw a diagram. Write a number sentence using a ☐ for the missing number. Solve. Question 3. A mark is 17 inches long. Katy erases 9 inches from the mark. How long is the mark now? ___________________ The mark is ________ inches long now. Answer: Question 4. THINK SMARTER Use an inch ruler. What is the length of the string to the nearest inch? _______ inches Answer: ### Lesson 8.6 Measure in Inches and Feet Essential Question Why is measuring in feet different from measuring in inches? Listen and Draw Draw or write to describe how you did each measurement. First Measurement Second Measurement MATHEMATICAL PRACTICES Use Reasoning Describe how the length of a sheet of paper and the length of a paper clip are different. Answer: Share and Show Measure to the nearest inch. Then measure to the nearest foot. Question 1. ______ inches ______ feet Answer: Question 2. ______ inches ______ feet Answer: Question 3. ______ inches ______ feet Answer: On Your Own Measure to the nearest inch. Then measure to the nearest foot. Question 4. ______ inches ______ feet Answer: Question 5. ______ inches ______ feet Answer: Question 6. ______ inches ______ feet Answer: Question 7. ______ inches ______ feet Answer: Question 8. ______ inches ______ feet Answer: Problem Solving • Applications Question 9. THINK SMARTER Estimate the length of a real shelf in inches and in feet. Then measure. Answer: Question 10. MATHEMATICAL PRACTICE Explain Look at your measurements for the shelf. Why is the number of inches different from the number of feet? ________________ __________________ Answer: Question 11. THINK SMARTER Use the words on the tiles that make the sentence true. A book shelf is 4 ______ long. Deb’s necklace is 20 ______ long. A marker is 3 _______ long. Jim’s bicycle is 4 _____ long. Answer: TAKE HOME ACTIVITY • Have your child measure the distance of a few footsteps in inches and then in feet. ### Measure in Inches and Feet Homework & Practice 8.6 Measure to the nearest inch. Then measure to the nearest foot. Question 1. bookcase ______ inches ______ feet Answer: Question 2. window ______ inches ______ feet Answer: Problem Solving Question 3. Jake has a piece of yarn that is 4 feet long. Blair has a piece of yarn that is 4 inches long. Who has the longer piece of yarn? Explain. ___________________ _____________________ Answer: Question 4. WRITE Would you measure the length of a jump rope in inches or in feet? Explain your choice. Answer: Lesson Check Question 1. Larry is telling his sister about using a ruler to measure length. Fill in the blanks with ‘inch’ or ‘foot’ to make the sentence true. I ______ is longer than I ______. Answer: Spiral Review Question 2. Matt put this money in his pocket. What is the total value of this money?$ ______

Question 3.
What time is shown on this clock?

Question 4.
Ali had 38 game cards. Her friend gave her 15 more game cards. How many game cards does Ali have now?
_____ cards

### Lesson 8.7 Estimate Lengths in Feet

Essential Question How do you estimate the lengths of objects in feet?

Look for 3 classroom objects that are about the same length as a 12-inch ruler. Draw and label the objects.

MATHEMATICAL PRACTICE
Which objects have a greater length than the ruler? Explain.

Model and Draw

Estimate how many 12-inch rulers will be about the same length as this bulletin board.

_______ rulers, or ______ feet

Share and Show

Find each object. Estimate how many 12-inch rulers will be about the same length as the object.
Question 1.
bookshelf

Estimate: ______ rulers, or ______ feet

Question 2.
chair

Estimate: ______ rulers, or ______ feet

Find each object. Estimate how many 12-inch rulers will be about the same length as the object.
Question 3.
desktop

Estimate: ______ rulers, or ______ feet

Question 4.
wall map

Estimate: ______ rulers, or ______ feet

Question 5.
window

Estimate: ______ rulers, or ______ feet

Question 6.
teacher’s desk

Estimate: ______ rulers, or ______ feet

Problem Solving • Applications

Question 7.
THINK SMARTER
Estimate the distance from your desk to the door in feet. Then estimate the same distance in inches.

______ feet
_______ inches
Explain how you made your estimates for the number of feet and for the number of inches.
___________________
___________________

Question 8.
THINK SMARTER
Match the object with the estimate of its length in feet.

TAKE HOME ACTIVITY • With your child, estimate the lengths of some objects in feet.

### Estimate Lengths in Feet Homework & Practice 8.7

Find each object.
Estimate how many 12-inch rulers will be about the same length as the object.
Question 1.
door
Estimate: ______ rulers, or _____ feet

Question 2.
flag
Estimate: ______ rulers, or _____ feet

Problem Solving
Solve. Write or draw to explain.
Question 3.
Mr. and Mrs. Baker place 12-inch rulers along the length of a rug. They each line up 3 rulers along the edge of the rug. What is the length of the rug?

Question 4.
WRITE
Choose an object that is a few feet long. Explain how to estimate its length in feet.
___________________
___________________

Lesson Check
Question 1.
Estimate how many 12 inch rulers will be about the same length as a bike.
_____ rulers, or ______ feet

Question 2.
Estimate how many 12 inch rulers will be about the same length as a keyboard.
_______ rulers, or _____ feet

Spiral Review
Question 3.
What is the total value of 2 quarters, 3 dimes, and 4 nickels?
$______ Answer: Question 4. What is the total value of 2 dimes, 3 nickels, and 2 pennies?$ _____ or _____ cents

Question 5.
There are 68 children in the school. There are 19 children on the playground. How many more children are in the school than on the playground?
_______ children

Question 6.
What is the sum?

### Lesson 8.8 Choose a Tool

Essential Question How do you choose a measuring tool to use when measuring lengths?

Listen and Draw

Draw or write to describe how you measured the distances with the yarn.
Distance 1

Distance 2

MATHEMATICAL PRACTICES
Which distance was longer? Explain how you know.

Share and Show

Choose the best tool for measuring the real object.
Then measure and record the length or distance.

Question 1.
the length of a book

Tool : ________
Length : __________

Question 2.
the distance around a cup

Tool : ________
Length : __________

Choose the best tool for measuring the real object.
Then measure and record the length or distance.

Question 3.
the length of a chalkboard

Tool : ________
Length : __________

Question 4.
the length of a marker

Tool : ________
Length : __________

Question 5.
the distance around a globe

Tool : ________
Length : __________

Question 6.
the length of a classroom wall

Tool : ________
Length : __________

Problem Solving • Applications

Question 7.
THINK SMARTER
Rachel wants to measure the length of a sidewalk. Should she use an inch ruler or a yardstick? Explain.

Rachel should use _______ because
___________________

Question 8.
MATHEMATICAL PRACTICE Apply
What is an object that you would measure with a measuring tape? Explain why you would use this tool.
________________________
________________________

Question 9.
THINK SMARTER+
Jim measures the length of a picnic table with an inch ruler. Is Jim using the best tool for measuring? Explain.
_________________________
________________________

TAKE HOME ACTIVITY • Have your child name some objects that he or she would measure using a yardstick.

### Choose a Tool Homework & Practice 8.8

Choose the best tool for measuring the real object. Then measure and record the length or distance.

Question 1.

Tool : _____________
Length : ___________

Question 2.

Tool : _____________
Length : ___________

Problem Solving
Choose the better tool for measuring.
Question 3.
Mark wants to measure the length of his room. Should he use an inch ruler or a yardstick?
Mark should use ________ because
______________________

Question 4.
WRITE
Describe how you would use a yardstick to measure the length of a rug.

Lesson Check
Question 1.
Kim wants to measure the distance around her bike tire. Circle the best tool for her to use.

Question 2.
Ben wants to measure the length of a seesaw. Circle the best tool for him to use.

Spiral Review
Question 3.
Estimate how many 12 inch rulers will be about the same length as a sheet of paper.
______ ruler, or _____ foot

Question 4.
Andy has a rope that is 24 inches long. He cuts off 7 inches from the rope. How long is the rope now?
_____ inches

Question 5.
Jan is telling her friend about using a ruler to measure length. Fill in the blanks with inches or foot to make the sentence true.
12 ______ is the same length as 1 _______.

### Lesson 8.9 Display Measurement Data

Essential Question How can a line plot be used to show measurement data?

Listen and Draw

Use an inch ruler. Measure and record each length.
______ inches

______ inches

______ inches

HOME CONNECTION • Your child practiced measuring different lengths in inches in preparation for collecting measurement data in this lesson.

MATHEMATICAL PRACTICES
Describe how the lengths of the three strings are different.

Share and Show

Question 1.
Use an inch ruler. Measure and record the lengths of 5 books in inches.

Question 2.
Write a title for the line plot. Then write the numbers and draw the Xs.

Question 3.
Use an inch ruler. Measure and record the lengths of 5 pencils in inches.

Question 4.
Write a title for the line plot. Then write the numbers and draw the Xs.

Question 5.
Use an inch ruler. Measure and record the lengths of 4 crayons in inches. Then complete the line plot.

Problem Solving • Applications

Question 6.
THINK SMARTER
Use the data in the list to complete the line plot.

Question 7.
THINK SMARTER
Sarah made a line plot to show the data about the length of leaves. Is Sarah’s line plot correct? Tell why or why not.

________________________
_________________________

TAKE HOME ACTIVITY • Have your child describe how to make a line plot.

### Display Measurement Data Homework & Practice 8.9

Question 1.
Use an inch ruler. Measure and record the lengths of 4 different books in inches.

Question 2.
Make a line plot of the information above. Write a title for a line plot. Then write the numbers and draw the Xs.

Problem Solving
Question 3.
Jesse measured the lengths of some strings. Use his list to complete the line plot.

Question 4.
WRITE
Describe how you made a line plot in this lesson.

Lesson Check
Question 1.
Use the line plot. How many sticks are 4 inches long?

______ sticks

Spiral Review
Question 2.
Kim wants to measure a ball. Circle the best tool for Kim

Question 3.
Estimate how many 12 inch rulers will be about the same length as a teacher’s desk.
_____ rulers, or _____ feet

Question 4.
Kurt has a string that is 12 inches long and another string that is 5 inches long. How many inches of string does he have altogether?
_______ inches

Question 5.
One box has 147 books. The other box has 216 books. How many books are there in both boxes?
_______ books

### Length in Customary Units Review/Test

Question 1.
THINK SMARTER
Josh wants to measures the distance around a soccer ball.
Circle the best choice of tool.
inch ruler
yardstick
measuring tape

Question 2.
GO DEEPER
Luke has a string that is 6 inches long and a string that is 11 inches long. How many inches of string does Luke have?
Draw a diagram. Write a number sentence using a ☐ for the missing number. Solve.

Luke has ______ inches of string.

Question 3.
Use an inch ruler. What is the length of the lip balm to the nearest inch?

Circle the number in the box to make the sentence true.

Question 4.
Tom uses tiles to measure a string. Each tile is 1 inch long. Tom says the string is 3 inches long. Is he correct? Explain.

___________________
___________________

Question 5.
Dalia made a line plot to show the lengths of her ribbons. How many ribbons are shown in the line plot?

The line plot shows ______ ribbons.
Suppose Dalia cut one of the ribbons that is 6 inches long into two pieces that are each 3 inches long. Explain how she should change the line plot.
_________________
_________________

Question 6.
Use the words on the tiles to make the sentence true.

The table is 3 ______ long.
The belt is 30 ______ long.
The hallway is 15 ______ long.

Question 7.
Use the 1-inch mark. Estimate the length of each object.

Question 8.
Use an inch ruler. What is the length of the paper clip to the nearest inch?

______ inches

Question 9.
Estimate how many 12-inch rulers will be about the same height as a classroom door. Does the sentence describe the door? Choose Yes or No.

What is your estimate of how wide the door is?