This handy Math in Focus Grade 2 Workbook Answer Key Chapter 13 Practice 5 Real-World Problems: Customary Length detailed solutions for the textbook questions.

## Math in Focus Grade 2 Chapter 13 Practice 5 Answer Key Real-World Problems: Customary Length

**Solve.**

Question 1.

How far does Al walk from his home to King School?

____________ ft

Answer:

Al walks 400 ft from his home to King School.

Question 2.

How far is Peter’s Apartment from the Bookstore?

____________ ft

Answer:

Peter’s Apartment is 980 ft from the Bookstore. ( 350 + 400 + 230 = 980 )

Question 3.

Who lives nearer to King School, Al or Peter?

Answer:

Peter lives nearer to King School. ( 350 < 400 )

Question 4.

How much nearer?

____________ ft

Answer:

350 ft is the distance between peter’s apartment and King school.

Question 5.

Al goes to the Bookstore from his apartment and then goes to school. How far does he walk?

____________ ft

Answer:

The distance between Al’s apartment and the book store is 230 ft.

The distance between the book store and king school is 230 + 400 = 630 ft.

So, 630 + 230 = 860 ft

Therefore, Al walks 860 ft.

Question 6.

Peter left his apartment to walk to Al’s Apartment. He has walked 400 feet. How much farther does he have to walk?

____________ ft

Answer:

The distance between peter’s apartment and Al’s apartment is 550 ft

Given,

Peter walked 400 ft

Remaining = 550 – 400 = 150 ft

Therefore, He has to walk 150 ft.

**Solve.**

Question 7.

A flagpole is 6 feet tall. It stands on a building 26 feet tall. How high is the top of the flagpole from the ground?

The top of the flagpole is ____________ feet from the ground.

Answer:

Given,

A flagpole is 6 feet tall.

It stands on a building 26 feet tall.

Total Height = 26 + 6 = 32 feet.

Therefore, The top of the flagpole is 32 feet from the ground.

Question 8.

A rope is cut into 3 pieces. The rope pieces measure 14- feet, 16 feet, and 20 feet. How long was the rope before it was cut?

The rope was ____________ feet long.

Answer:

Given,

A rope is cut into 3 pieces.

The rope pieces measure 14- feet, 16 feet, and 20 feet.

Total length = 14 + 16 + 20 = 50 feet

Therefore, The rope was 50 feet long.

Question 9.

A flagpole 156 inches tall is driven into the ground. 38 inches of it is below the ground. How much of the flag pole is above the ground?

____________ inches of the flagpole is above the ground.

Answer:

Given,

A flagpole 156 inches tall is driven into the ground.

38 inches of it is below the ground.

Remaining length = 156 – 38 = 118 inches.

Therefore, 118 inches of the flagpole is above the ground.

**Solve. Show your work. Use bar models to help you.**

**Example**

The total length of two pieces of wood is 36 feet. The first piece is 27 feet long.

a. What is the length of the second piece?

Answer:

b. How much shorter is the second piece than the first piece?

Answer:

27 – 9 = 18

The second piece is 18 feet shorter than the first piece.

Question 10.

James is 57 inches tall. James is 8 inches taller than Ron. Ron is taller than Brian by 2 inches. How tall is Brian?

Brain is __________ inches tall.

Answer:

Given,

James is 57 inches tall.

James is 8 inches taller than Ron.

Ron is taller than Brian by 2 inches.

Height of Brain = 57 – 8 – 2 = 47 inches

Therefore, Brain is 47 inches tall.

Question 11.

Marcus keeps 3 rolls of cable measuring 67 feet in all. The first roll is 32 feet. The second roll is 17 feet. How long is the third roll?

The third roll is __________ feet long.

Answer:

Given,

Marcus keeps 3 rolls of cable measuring 67 feet in all.

The first roll is 32 feet.

The second roll is 17 feet.

Remaining length = 67 – 32 – 17 = 18 ft

Therefore, The third roll is 18 feet long.

**Solve. Show your work. Draw bar models to help you.**

Question 12.

A string is 500 inches long. Nicole uses 142 inches of it to tie a package. She gives 75 inches of it to Susan. How long is the string that Nicole has left?

The string is __________ inches long.

Answer:

Given,

A string is 500 inches long.

Nicole uses 142 inches of it to tie a package.

She gives 75 inches of it to Susan.

Total used = 142 + 75 = 217 in

Remaining = 500 – 217 = 283 in

Therefore, The string is 283 inches long.