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Adding length units
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When adding inches, regroup 1 foot for every 12 inches.

When adding feet, regroup 1 yard for every 3 feet.

When adding yards, regroup 1 mile for every 1, 760 yards.

Example:

    3 ft 8 in
+  1 ft 7 in
__________
    4 ft 15 in.
8 in + 7 in = 15 in
12 in = 1 ft
15 in. = 1 ft 3 in
     3 ft 8 in
+   1 ft 7 in.
__________
     5 ft 3 in.

 

1.     4 ft 6 in
+  2 ft 7in
_________
6 in + 7 in = 13 in
13 in = 1 ft 1 in
4 ft + 2 ft = 6 ft
6 ft + 1 ft = 7 ft
    4 ft 6 in
+  2 ft 7in
_________
    7 ft 1 in 
2.     3 yd 2 ft  
 + 4 yd 2 ft
_________
2 ft + 2 ft = 4 ft
4 ft = 1 yd 1 ft
3 yd + 4 yd = 7 yd
7 yd + 1 yd = 8 yd
    3 yd 2 ft  
 + 4 yd 2 ft
_________
    8 yd 1 ft
3.    1mi 779 yd
+ 2 mi 991 yd
____________
779 yd + 991 yd = 1770 yd
1770 yd = 1760 yd + 10 yd
1 mi + 2 mi = 3 mi
3 mi + 1 mi = 4 mi
   1mi 579 yd
+ 2 mi 991 yd
____________
    4 mi  10 yd

      

4.  Julieís frog jumped first 2 ft 9 in., then it jumped 1 ft 8 in. more. How far did Julieís frog jump?

2 ft 9 in + 1 ft 8 in = 3 ft 17 in = 4 ft 5 in

5.  The distance from the Kevinís house to the ZOO is 1 mi 700 yd. The distance from the ZOO to Kevinís friend is 2 mi 1200 yd. What is the total distance Kevin will travel if he is to go to the ZOO first and than to his friendís house?

1 mi 700 yd + 2 mi 1200 yd = 3 mi 1900 yd = 4 mi 140 yd

6.  The lot Mikeís house is built on is 60 yd 2 ft long and 45 yd 1 ft wide. Mikeís Father wants to build fence around the lot. What is the total length of the fence?

60 yd 2 ft + 45 yd 1 ft = 105 yd 3 ft = 106 yd

106 yd * 2 = 212 yd

 

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