This handy Math in Focus Grade 3 Workbook Answer Key Chapter 15 Practice 1 Measuring Length provides detailed solutions for the textbook questions.

## Math in Focus Grade 3 Chapter 15 Practice 1 Answer Key Measuring Length

**Measure each to the nearest inch.**

**Example**

Question 1.

Answer:

Explanation:

In the above image we can observe Ruler and Rope B. The length of the Rope B is calculated by using Ruler.

The length of rope B is more than 4 inches but less than 5 inches long. It is nearer to 4 inches than to 5 inches. So, the length of Rope B is about 4 inches.

Question 2.

Rope C is about ___________ inches.

Answer:

Explanation:

In the above image we can observe Ruler and Rope C. The length of the Rope C is calculated by using Ruler.

The length of rope C is more than 1 inch long. It is nearer to 2 inches than 1 inch. So, the length of Rope C is about 2 inches.

Question 3.

Rope D is about ___________ inches.

Answer:

Explanation:

In the above image we can observe Ruler and Rope D. The length of the Rope D is calculated by using Ruler.

The length of rope D is in between 2 and 3 inches. So, the length of Rope D is about 2.5 inches.

**Measure each ribbon to the nearest half-inch.**

**Example**

Question 4.

Ribbon B is about __________ inches long.

Answer:

Explanation:

In the above image we can observe Ruler and Ribbon B. The length of the Ribbon B is calculated by using Ruler.

The length of ribbon B is more than 3 1/2 inches. It is nearer to 4 inches than 3 inches. So, the length of Ribbon B is about 4 inches long.

Question 5.

Ribbon C is about __________ inches long.

Answer:

Explanation:

In the above image we can observe Ruler and Ribbon C. The length of the Ribbon C is calculated by using Ruler.

The length of Ribbon C is more than 2 inches but less than 2 1/2 inches. It is nearer to 2 1/2 inches than 2 inches. So, the length of Ribbon C is about 2 1/2 inches long.

Question 6.

Ribbon D is about __________ inches long.

Answer:

Explanation:

In the above image we can observe Ruler and Ribbon D. The length of the Ribbon D is calculated by using Ruler.

The length of Ribbon D is more than 5 1/2 inches but less than 6 inches. It is nearer to 6 inches than 5 1/2 inches. So, the length of Ribbon D is about 6 inches long.

Question 7.

Ribbon E is about __________ inches long.

Answer:

Explanation:

In the above image we can observe Ruler and Ribbon E. The length of the Ribbon E is calculated by using Ruler.

The length of Ribbon E is more than 4 1/2 inches but less than 5 inches. It is nearer to 5 inches than 4 1/2 inches. So, the length of Ribbon E is about 5 inches long.

Question 8.

Ribbon F is about __________ inches long.

Answer:

Explanation:

In the above image we can observe Ruler and Ribbon F. The length of the Ribbon F is calculated by using Ruler

The length of Ribbon F is more than 4 inches but less than 5 inches. It is at 4 1/2 inches. So, the length of Ribbon F is about 4.5 inches long.

**Estimate the length of each object to the nearest half-inch.**

Question 9.

Bracelet A is about _________ quarters long.

Answer:

Bracelet A is about** 3** quarters long.

Question 10.

It is about ___________ inches long.

Answer:

It is about **3** inches long.

Explanation:

In the above image we can observe one quarter is 1 inch wide. There are 3 quarters. It is about **3** inches long.

Question 11.

Bracelet B is about ___________ quarters long.

Answer:

Bracelet B is about **5** quarters long.

Question 12.

It is about __________ inches long.

Answer:

It is about **5** inches long.

Explanation:

In the above image we can observe one quarter is 1 inch wide. There are 5 quarters. It is about **5** inches long.

**Estimate the length of each object to the nearest half-inch.**

Question 13.

Craft stick C is about ___________ buttons long.

Answer:

Craft stick C is about **3** buttons long.

Question 14.

It is about ___________ inches long.

Answer:

It is about **1 1/2** inches long.

Explanation:

In the above image we can observe one button is 1/2 inch wide. There are 3 buttons. It is about **1 1/2** inches long.

**Estimate the length of each object to the nearest half-inch.**

Question 15.

Craft stick D is about ___________ buttons long.

Answer:

Craft stick D is about **4** buttons long.

Question 16.

It is about ___________ inches long.

Answer:

It is about** 2** inches long.

Explanation:

In the above image we can observe one button is 1/2 inch wide. There are 4 buttons. It is about **2 **inches long.

**Fill in the blanks. These are 12-inch rulers.**

Question 17.

1 ft = ____________ in.

Answer:

**1 feet = 12 inch**

Question 18.

1 yd = ___________ ft = ___________ in.

Answer:

**1 yard = 3 feet = 36 inches
**Explanation:

In the above image we can observe 1 feet is equal to 12 inches. We know that 1 yard is equal to 3 feet.

3 x 12 = 36 inches

3 feet is equal to 36 inches.

**Name 3 objects that are 1 foot long each.**

Question 19.

The 3 items are ___________, ___________, and ___________.

Answer:

**Name 3 objects that are longer than 1 foot but shorter than 3 feet.**

Question 20.

___________, ___________, and ___________ are longer than 1 foot but shorter than 3 feet.

Answer:

Sarah is going on a treasure hunt. She is looking for objects that are about 3 feet long. 3 feet is equal to 1 yard.

Answer:

**Look at the objects she has found. Then sort them in the table.**

Question 21.

Answer:

**Complete. Use the map to help you.**

Question 22.

The distance between Camp Evergreen and Camp Birch is __________ mile.

Answer:

The distance between Camp Evergreen and Camp Birch is **1** mile.

Explanation:

In the above image we can observe the distance between Camp Evergreen and Camp Birch is 1,760 yard. We know that 1 mile is equal to 1,760 yard.

Question 23.

The distance between Camp Birch and the Bay Station is about __________ mile.

Answer:

The distance between Camp Birch and the Bay Station is about **1** mile.

Explanation:

The distance between camp Birch to camp plane is 5,170 feet.

The distance between camp plane to bay station is 107 feet.

5,170 feet + 107 feet = 5,277 feet

1 mile = 5,280 feet

Question 24.

The distance between Camp Birch and Camp Maple is __________ yards.

Answer:

The distance between Camp Birch and Camp Maple is **3** yards.

Explanation:

The distance from camp Birch to camp Maple is 9 feet.

1 yard = 3 feet

2 yards = 6 feet

3 yards = 9 feet

Question 25.

Camp __________ is nearer to the Bay Station than Camp Gum.

Answer:

Camp** Plane** is nearer to the Bay Station than Camp Gum.

Question 26.

The distance between Camp Plane and Camp Birch is slightly less than 1,760 ___________.

Answer:

**Choose the unit that you would use to measure each. Write inch, foot, yard, or mile.**

Question 27.

The length of a hiking trail ___________

Answer:

The length of a hiking trail in **mile.**

Question 28.

The length of an airplane ___________

Answer:

The length of an airplane in **foot**.

Question 29.

The height of a teacher ___________

Answer:

The height of a teacher in **inch**.

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