MAP 2nd Grade Math : Measurement and Data

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for MAP 2nd Grade Math

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Measurement And Data

How many squares make up the rectangle? 

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Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

We can count the squares within the rectangle to answer this question. When we count the squares, there are  squares that make up the rectangle. 

Example Question #2 : Measurement And Data

Of the options provided, which would make the most sense to use if we were going to measure a room?

Possible Answers:

 Meter stick 

Ruler

Yardstick

Measuring tape

Correct answer:

Measuring tape

Explanation:

A room is most likely larger than what a yardstick, meter stick, and ruler could measure. A ruler can only measure up to  inches, a yardstick can only measure up to  feet (or  inches), and a meter stick is about the same size as a yardstick. Measuring tape can measure over  feet. 

Example Question #3 : Measurement And Data

Of the options provided, which would make the most sense to use if we were going to measure a phone? 

Possible Answers:

Yardstick

Measuring tape

Ruler

Meter stick

Correct answer:

Ruler

Explanation:

You would use a ruler to measure a phone because a phone is most likely smaller than  inches, which is the size of a ruler. The other tools are much larger. A yardstick can measure up to  feet (or  inches), and a meter stick is about the same size as a yardstick. Measuring tape can measure over  feet. 

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