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## Texas Go Math Grade 2 Lesson 17.3 Answer Key Centimeters and Meters

**Essential Question**

How is measuring in meters different from measuring in centimeters?

Explanation:

A centimeter is 1/100th of a meter.

It would take the length of 100 cm to equal the length of a single meter.

**Explore**

Draw or write to describe how you did each measurement.

Explanation:

Both the measurements are different

**For The Teacher**

- Have each small group use a 1-meter piece of yarn to measure a distance marked on the floor with masking tape. Then have them measure the same distance using a sheet of paper folded in half lengthwise.

**Math TalK**

**Mathematical Processes**

Describe how the lengths of the yarn and the sheet of paper are different.

Explanation:

3 x 5 = 15

1 meter is equal to half of the sheet

**Model and Draw**

1 meter is the same as 100 centimeters.

The real door is about 200 centimeters tall. The real door is also about 2 meters tall.

**Share and Show**

**Measure to the nearest centimeter. Then measure to the nearest meter.**

Question 1.

Answer:

Explanation:

1 meter is the same as 100 centimeters.

Question 2.

Answer:

Explanation:

1 meter is the same as 100 centimeters.

Question 3.

Answer:

Explanation:

1 meter is the same as 100 centimeters.

**Problem Solving**

**Measure to the nearest centimeter. ‘Then measure to the nearest meter.**

Question 4.

Answer:

Explanation:

1 meter is the same as 100 centimeters.

Question 5.

**Multi-Step** Mr. Ryan walked next to a barn. He wants to measure the length of the barn. Would the length be a greater number of centimeters or a greater number of meters? Explain your answer.

Answer: Greater number of meters

Explanation:

It is very difficult to measure in centimeters

Question 6.

Write these lengths in order from shortest to longest.

Answer:

1 meter

200 centimeter

10 meter

Explanation:

1 meter is the same as 100 centimeters.

200 centimeter is equal 2 meters

**Daily Assessment Task**

**Choose the correct answer.**

Question 7.

**Apply** Adam has a pet rabbit. Which is the best choice for the length of his rabbit?

(A) 5 centimeters

(B) 4 meters

(C) 35 centimeters

Answer: C

Explanation:

the best choice for the length of his rabbit is 35 centimeters

Question 8.

**Analyze** Look at the lengths below. Which of these choices is the shortest length?

(A) 60 centimeters

(B) 6 meters

(C) 6 centimeters

Answer: C

Explanation:

6 centimeters is the shortest length

Question 9.

**Texas Test Prep** Use a centimeter ruler to measure. Which is the best choice for the length of the pencil?

(A) 20 centimeters

(B) 25 centimeters

(C) 15 centimeters

Answer: C

Explanation:

**Take Home Activity**

- Have your child describe how centimeters and meters are different.

### Texas Go Math Grade 2 Lesson 17.3 Homework and Practice Answer Key

**Write the length of the paper chain to the nearest centimeter.**

Question 1.

___ centimeters

Answer: 14 centimeters

Explanation:

The stickers are measured on a ruler it shows the length as 14 centimeter

**Problem Solving**

Question 2.

Multi-Step Mr. Rojas wants to measure the length of his house. Would the length be a greater number of centimeters or a greater number of meters? Explain your answer.

Answer: greater number of meters

Explanation:

It is very difficult to measure in centimeters

**Lesson Check**

**Choose the correct answer.**

Question 3.

Which is the best choice for the length of the marker?

(A) 13 meters

(B) 13 centimeters

(C) 3 centimeters

Answer: C

Explanation:

the best choice for the length of the marker is 13 centimeters

Question 4.

Darlene sees a bull frog at a pond. What is the best choice for the length of the bull frog?

(A) 80 centimeters

(B) 8 meters

(C) 8 centimeters

Answer: C

Explanation:

8 centimeters is the best choice for the length of the bull frog

Question 5.

Cory has a hamster. Which is the best choice for the length of the hamster?

(A) 15 centimeters

(B) 5 meters

(C) 45 centimeters

Answer: A

Explanation:

15 centimeters is the best choice for the length of the hamster

Question 6.

Kate is visiting a museum. She stands next to a life-size model of a giraffe. Which is the best choice for the height of the giraffe?

(A) 6 meters

(B) 60 centimeters

(C) 6 centimeters

Answer: A

Explanation:

6 meters is the best choice for the height of the giraffe

Because, Giraffe cannot be 6 centimeters or 60 centimeters