# Length and Width

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## Overview

The length of an object tells us how long it is.
The width of an object tells us how wide it is.

We can measure an object in many ways.
At this grade level, the three common units of measurements you will be learning about are centimeters, inches, or feet.

Look at the drawing below.
We can see how long and how wide the object is.

Look at this example. We can see how to measure the length of the object and its width.

Let’s practice!
Are we measuring the length or the width?

We are measuring the LENGTH.

Let’s try another one!

We are measuring the LENGTH.

Let’s try one more!

We are measuring the WIDTH.

Try the five practice questions below.

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### Practice Question 1

Look at the object and decide what is being measured: LENGTH or WIDTH?

### Practice Question 2

Look at the object and decide what is being measured: LENGTH or WIDTH?

### Practice Question 3

Look at the object and decide what is being measured: LENGTH or WIDTH?

### Practice Question 4

Look at the object and decide what is being measured: LENGTH or WIDTH?

### Practice Question 5

Look at the object and decide what is being measured: LENGTH or WIDTH?

You are ready to take a quick quiz on length and width!

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