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## Basic Length Word Problems - Sample Math Practice Problems

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 1.   A snail crawled 11 inches. It then turned around and crawled 7 inches back along the same route. How far is it (in inches) from the starting point? 2.   A snail crawled 8 centimeters. It then turned around and crawled 6 centimeters back along the same route. How far is it (in centimeters) from the starting point?

 1.   You bought 15 inches of floss, and then another 20 inches, and 7 inches of floss. How many inches of floss do you have altogether? 2.   A snail crawled 20 inches, and then another 7 inches, and 8 inches. How many inches did it crawl altogether?

1A snail crawled 11 inches. It then turned around and crawled 7 inches back along the same route. How far is it (in inches) from the starting point?
Solution
11 - 7 = 4
2A snail crawled 8 centimeters. It then turned around and crawled 6 centimeters back along the same route. How far is it (in centimeters) from the starting point?
Solution
8 - 6 = 2