# CUSTOMARY UNITS OF LENGTH WORD PROBLEMS WORKSHEET

Problem 1 :

Nick needs 65 yards of wire for a project. If the wire is only sold on spools that hold 6 feet of wire, how many spools will he need ?

Solution

Problem 2 :

Jessi has 9 feet of blue fabric. To finish making her costume she needs one third of that amount of red fabric. The fabric store sells fabric by the yard. How much fabric does Jessi need to buy ?

Solution

Problem 3 :

Jay runs 1 1/2 miles at track practice. Teddy runs the 100-yard dash, and Cadi runs half as far as Jay. How many yards do they run all together ?

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Problem 4 :

Kelly is hanging shelves in her closet. She can buy shelves for \$1.25 a foot. Kelly buys one 5 - foot shelf and a shelf that measures 24 inches. The rest of her materials cost \$90. How much change will she get if she pays with \$100 ?

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Problem 5 :

Paula ran 24 feet with the football and then passed it 15 feet to Newt. Newt ran 70 yards for a touchdown. What was the total number of feet the ball traveled ?

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Problem 6 :

Patrick bought 54 inches of material that costs \$3.40 for one yard. What change did he get if he paid for the material with a twenty - dollar bill ?

Solution

1)  So, approximately he will need 33 spools.

2)  Jessi needs to buy 12 yards fabric.

3)  So, 4060 yards they run all together.

4)  The change was \$1.25

5)  Total number of feet the ball traveled 249 feet.

6)  \$14.90

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