The chapter **“Long and Short” **is **Chapter 4** from **Merry Math III **for students of** Class 3rd** of **JKBOSE**. In a previous post, you read about **Where to Look From Class Math Solutions Part 2**. This post is about **Long and Short Class 3rd Math Solutions Part 1**. Let’s get started:

**Long and Short Class 3rd Math Solutions Part 1**

**Measure your arm and your mother’s arm. What is the difference?**

Ans. My mother’s arm is longer than my arm.

**How Many**

**In how many steps will Dorji cross the road?**

Ans. Dorji might cross the road in 6 or 7 steps.

**How many cups can be placed in a line on this table?**

Ans. I think 8 cups can be placed in a line on this table.

**How many pots can be placed to reach the tree branch?**

Ans. 6 pots can be placed to reach the tree branch.

**How many shirts can be hung on this wire?**

Ans. 3 shirts can be hung on this wire.

**How much is a centimetre (cm)?**

**Fill in the blanks.**

The matchstick is 4 centimetres long.

The die is 1 centimetre from every side.

The lizard is 13 centimetres long.

**The leaf is _____ centimetres long.**

**The wax colour is _____ centimetres long.**

**Now, look at a scale that you find in a geometry box. How many centimetres do it have? _____ .**

Ans. The leaf is__ 4 __centimetres long.

The wax colour is__ 7__ centimetres long.

Now, look at a scale that you find in a geometry box. How many centimetres does it have? __15 cm__

The small scale that you mostly use in school is like this one.

Is it easier to start measuring from the 0 mark? Look at the things drawn near the scale and find out their lengths.

**What are the little lines on the scale used for?**

Ans. The little lines on the scale are used to measure smaller objects with precision.

**Look for things that are**

**About 10 centimetres long.****Between 10 and 20 centimetres long.****Less than 1 cm long.**

**Draw some of them here.**

Ans. 1. Comb, Book, Mobile.

- Water bottle, Ruler, Notebook.
- Chewing gum, Ant, and Bean seed.

**How Big is My Hand?**

Measure the length of your thumb and your little finger. Use the scale on this page.

**Which is longer? Thumb or little finger?**

Ans. My thumb is longer than my little finger.

Bring a measuring tape to your class.

**Guess the length of different parts of your body and check if your guess is correct. You can use a scale, string, measuring tape, etc.**

Ans.

**How will you know the number of centimetres if you measure with a rope, shoe string, thread etc?**

Ans. First, we can take the measurement of rope/ shoe-string/ thread using a ruler and then use these objects to find the length in centimetres.

**Compare your measurement with your friends’.**

Ans. Students have to do it themselves.

That’s it about **Long and Short Class 3rd Math Solutions Part 1**. Hope it has helped. Do share your views about this post in the comment section below.

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