Practice!

Sample Problem

Enter “inches”, “feet”, or “yards” in the blanks.

1) The length of a hammer is about 8 long.

2) The length of a sock is about 10 long.

3) A shovel is about 3 long.

4) A streetlight is about 5 tall.

5) The length of a music box is about 10 .

Solution

1) 8 yards or feet for a hammer are too long.so the best choice is 8 inches.

2) 10 yards or feet for a sock are too long. So the best choice is 10 inches.

3) 3 inches is too short for a shovel. 3 yards is too long. So the best choice is 3 feet.

4) 5 inches is too short for a streetlight. 5 yards is too tall. So the best choice is 5 feet.

5) 10 feet or yards are too long for a music box. So the best choice is 10 inches.