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