This handy Math in Focus Grade 2 Workbook Answer Key Chapter 13 Practice 4 Comparing Lengths in Inches and Feet detailed solutions for the textbook questions.

## Math in Focus Grade 2 Chapter 13 Practice 4 Answer Key Comparing Lengths in Inches and Feet

**Look at each drawing. Then fill in the blanks.**

Question 1.

Which is longer? Drawing ___________

Answer:

Drawing A is longer than Drawing B.

Question 2.

Which is the longest?

Drawing ____________ is the shortest.

Drawing ____________ is the longest.

Explain your answers.

Answer:

Drawing B is the shortest.

Drawing C is the longest.

Because Drawing B is straight and covers the same length whereas Drawing C is not straight but has many curves than Drawing A and B and also covers the same length as others. So. Drawing B is the shortest and Drawing C is the longest.

**Fill in the blanks.**

Question 3.

The marker is ___________ inches long.

Answer:

The marker is 5 inches long.

Question 4.

The eraser is ___________ inches long.

Answer:

The eraser is 1 inch long.

Question 5.

The key is _____________ inches long.

Answer:

The key is 2 inches long.

**Fill in the blanks.**

Question 6.

The stick is ____________ inches long.

Answer:

The stick is 11 inches long.

Question 7.

The pair of scissors is ___________ inches long.

Answer:

The pair of scissors is 6 inches long.

**Use your answers for Exercises 3 to 7. Fill in the blanks with longer or shorter.**

Question 8.

The stick is ____________ than the eraser.

Answer:

The stick is longer than the eraser. ( 11 > 1 )

Question 9.

The key is ____________ than the scissors.

Answer:

The key is shorter than the scissors. ( 2 < 6 )

Question 10.

The eraser is ____________ than the marker.

Answer:

The eraser is shorter than the marker. ( 1 < 5 )

**Use your answers for Exercises 3 to 7. Fill in the blanks.**

Question 11.

The pair of scissors is ____________ inches longer than the key.

Answer:

The pair of scissors is 4 inches longer than the key. ( 6 – 2 = 4 )

Question 12.

The marker is ____________ inches shorter than the stick.

Answer:

The marker is 6 inches shorter than the stick. ( 11 – 5 = 6 )

Question 13.

The longest object is the ____________

Answer:

The longest object is the stick ( 11 inches ).

Question 14.

The shortest object is the ____________

Answer:

The shortest object is the Eraser ( 1 inch ).

**Measure each object in inches. Then measure it in feet.**

Answer:

Question 15.

Which objects are easier to measure in inches?

Answer:

The height of a bookshelf is easier to measure in inches.

Question 16.

Which objects are easier to measure in feet?

Answer:

The height of a bookshelf is easier to measure in feet.

Question 17.

Why are there more inches than feet when you measure the same object?

Answer:

Because, 1 inch = 0.0833 feet only. Hence, there are more inches than feet when we measure the same object.