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Understand Measurement by solving Word Problems

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Examples, videos and solutions to help Grade 2 students learn how to apply conceptual understanding of measurement by solving two-step word problems.

Common Core Standards: 2.MD.5, 2.MD.6, 2.MD.1, 2.MD.3, 2.MD.4

New York State Common Core Math Grade 2, Module 2, Lesson 10

NYS Math Grade 2, Module 2, Lesson 10

Lesson 10 Lesson Objective:

Apply conceptual understanding of measurement by solving two-step word problems.

Lesson 10 Concept Development

Problem 1
Mr. Peterson decorated 15 meters of ribbon in the morning. He decorated 8 more meters in the afternoon than in the morning. How many meters did Mr. Peterson decorate in the morning and afternoon in all?

Problem 2
The red colored pencil is 17 centimeters long. The green colored pencil is 9 centimeters shorter than the red colored pencil. What is the total length of both pencils?

Lesson 10 Homework

2. Joanna and Lisa drew lines. Joanna’s line is 41 cm long. Lisa’s line is 19 cm longer than Joanna’s. How long are Joanna and Lisa’s lines?
Step 1: Find the length of Lisa’s line.
Step 2: Find the total length of their lines.




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