NCERT Solutions For Class 2 Maths Chapter 13 The Longest Step

The Longest Step

NCERT Solutions For Class 2 Maths Chapter 13 - 1

They started the game.

Surprisingly, at the end, the elephant won.

Question: 1

Can you tell why the elephant won?

Answer:

The elephant took big step while walking. So the elephant won.

Question: 2

Who takes the biggest step?

Answer:

The elephant takes the biggest step.

Hand or Fingers?

Rajat wants to find out the length of a few things using his handspan. These are shown in the picture.

NCERT Solutions For Class 2 Maths Chapter 13 - 2

Question: 3

Can he use a handspan to find the length of all these?

Answer:

No, he cannot use handspan to find the length of all these.

Question: 4

Which things around you are less than your handspan? Name them.

Answer:

Matchbox, Sharpener, Eraser, Coin etc.

Question: 5

What would you use to find the length of these things?

Answer:

We would use our fingers to find the length of these things.

NCERT Solutions For Class 2 Maths Chapter 13 - 3

Question: 6

(a) Use your fingers to find out the distance between the rat and the milk. ________ fingers

Answer:

2 fingers

(b) How far is the cat from the rat? _______ fingers

Answer:

5 fingers

(c) How far is the cat from the milk? ________ fingers

Answer:

4 fingers

(d) What will the cat reach first – the rat or the milk?

Answer:

The milk.

(e) Can the rat save itself? How?

Answer:

No, it cannot save itself.

(f) How long is the rat’s tail? ________ fingers

Answer:

5 fingers.

(g) Who has longer whiskers? The rat or the cat?

Answer:

The cat has longer whiskers.

Is That So?

Sanju and her friends were trying to find out the length of their different body parts. Here is what they found out –

NCERT Solutions For Class 2 Maths Chapter 13 - 5

Question: 7

(a) Do you agree with what they said?

Answer:

Yes I agree with what they said.

(b) Check how many of your friends have –

1) a face one handspan long __________

Answer:

All of them have a face one handspan long.

2) the arm as long as the leg __________

Answer:

No one has the arm as long as the leg.

3) a forehead 4 fingers wide _________

Answer:

All of them have a forehead 4 fingers wide.

(c) You can try and measure other body parts with your fingers and write their length.

1) Your nose is ________ fingers long.

Answer:

Your nose is3 fingers long.

2) Your ear is ________ fingers long.

Answer:

Your ear is 3 fingers long.

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