Worksheet: Nonstandard Units of Length

In this worksheet, we will practice how to compare the lengths of paths that are not straight by measuring and adding each part to find the total length.

Q1:

What is the length of the blue stripe?

Q2:

Using paperclips as units of measurement, how long is the toothbrush?

Q3:

Using paperclips as units of measurement, how long are the scissors?

Q4:

Using paperclips as units of measurement, how long is the pen?

Q5:

Using paperclips as units of measurement, how long is the fork?

Q6:

Using paperclips as units of measurement, how long is the key?

Q7:

How long is the yellow stripe?

Q8:

Using paperclips as units of measurement, how long is the zipper?

Q9:

Using paperclips as units of measurement, how long is the nail?

Q10:

The length of the green stripe is less than the length of the stripe.

• Agray
• Bblue
• Cyellow
• Dred

Q11:

The length of the red stripe is 3 units. The length of the blue stripe is unit(s).

Q12:

What color is the shortest stripe?

• Ayellow
• Bgray
• Cgreen
• Dred
• Eblue

Q13:

Find the length and the width of the gray shape.

• A3 length units, 5 length units
• B5 length units, 7 length units
• C6 length units, 4 length units

Q14:

Olivia is measuring items with square units.

Count to find the missing number.

The pencil is units long.

Q15:

Ethan measured the length of two toys with unit squares.