#### Page No 48:

#### Question 1:

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.

#### Answer:

The leaf is __4__ centimetres long.
The wax colour is __7__ centimetres long.

#### Question 2:

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

#### Answer:

The small scale we mostly use in school is 15 cm long.

Yes, it is easier to start measuring things from the zero mark.

The length of the nail is 4 cm. The length of the pebble is 3 cm. The length of the safety pin is 2 cm. The length of the paper clip is 1 cm.

#### Page No 49:

#### Question 1:

What are the little lines on the scale used for?

#### Answer:

Each little line on the scale is used to measure 0.1 cm.

#### Question 2:

Look for things that are – About 10 centimetres long – Between 10 and 20 centimetres long – Less than 1 cm long.

#### Answer:

– Things that are 10 cm long are a color pencil and a photograph.

– Things that are between 10 and 20 cm long are a mobile phone and a notebook.

– Things that are less than 1 cm long are an ant, a lemon seed and a sugar crystal.

**Disclaimer:** *The answer may vary from student to student, based on his/her observation. It is highly recommended that the students prepare the answer on their own. The answer provided here is for reference only.*

#### Question 3:

Draw some of them here.

#### Answer:

#### Page No 52:

#### Question 1:

**Gibli and the Grains** Ant Gibli has to reach the grains. She is looking for the shortest road. Can you tell her which is the shortest?

Can you draw a road shorter then these? What is the length of that road? _____________

#### Answer:

Road B is the shortest among all the four paths.

Yes, there can be a road shorter than these and the length of that road is 10 cm.

#### Page No 56:

#### Question 1:

**Centimetres or Metres?** Which of these will be in centimetres and which will be in metres?
• Width of a computer screen
• Length of a Pagdi worn by Sikhs
• Height of a 1-year old child
• Length of a banana
• Waist of an elephant
• Height of a sugarcane
• Depth of a well
• Height of your mother
• Distance from school to home
• Length of your father’s arm

#### Answer:

Things that are measured in centimetres: 1. Width of a computer screen 2. Height of 1-year old child 3. Length of a banana 4. Height of a sugarcane 5. Height of your mother 6. Length of your father’s arm

Things that are measured in metres: 1. Length of a Pagdi worn by Sikhs 2. Waist of an elephant 3. Depth of a well 4. Distance from school to home

#### Page No 57:

#### Question 1:

Now look at the distances between these places (for kilometres we write km). • Agra Cantt. Railway Station to Taj Mahal – 5 km • Taj Mahal to Agra Fort – 2 km • Agra Fort to Fatehpur Sikri – 40 km Now find from the map • Which is farther from Agra Cantt. Railway Station — Taj Mahal or Fatehpur Sikri?

shows the railway line.

Which of these is nearer to the railway line: • Babarpur forest or Taj forest? • Agra Fort or Taj Mahal? Which is closer to the river Yamuna: • Taj Mahal or the Railway Station?

#### Answer:

• Fatehpur Sikri is farther from Agra Cantt Railway Station.

• Babarpur Forest is nearer to the railway line.

• Agra Fort is nearer to the railway line.

• Taj Mahal is closer to the river Yamuna.

#### Page No 58:

#### Question 1:

**Match the Correct Length** Draw lines to match each picture with how long it can be.

#### Answer:

**NCERT Solutions for Class 3 Math**

- Chapter 1 – Where To Look From
- Chapter 2 – Fun With Numbers
- Chapter 3 – Give And Take
- Chapter 4 – Long And Short
- Chapter 5 – Shapes And Designs
- Chapter 6 – Fun With Give And Take
- Chapter 7 – Time Goes On
- Chapter 8 – Who Is Heavier
- Chapter 9 – How Many Times
- Chapter 10 – Play With Patterns
- Chapter 11 – Jugs And Mugs
- Chapter 12 – Can We Share
- Chapter 13 – Smart Charts
- Chapter 14 – Rupees And Paise

**NCERT Solutions for Class 3**