5th Maths : Term 1 Unit 4 : Measurements : Addition of Length

__Addition__

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__Example__

**1. Find the sum of the following.**

**(i) 7 m 25 cm + 15 m 50 cm**

Sum = 22 m 75 cm

**Step 1:** Start from centimeter

25 cm + 50 cm = 75 cm

**Step 2:** Add meters

7 m + 15 m = 25 m

**(ii)
5 km 700 m + 12 km 450m**

Sum = 18 km 150 m

**Step 1:** Add meters

700 + 450 = 1150

**Step 2:** Convert meter into
kilometer

1150 ÷ 1000 = 1 km 150 m

**Step 3: **Add 1 km to the km
column

1 km + 5 km + 12 km = 18 km

1+5+12=18

__Example__

**2. The length of three ropes are 1 m 20 cm, 2 m 15 cm and 1 m 25
cm. What is the total length of three ropes?**

**Solution:
**

**Total
length of the ropes = 4 m 60 cm**

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