A family in Singapore part 6 (Math Question)

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Lower primary school mathematics question LPQ43

Sarin has a brother and a sister. His brother is Hairu and his sister is Fatimah. Fatimah is 19cm shorter than Hairu. Sarin is 35cm taller than Hairu. Find the differences in height between Fatimah and Sarin.

 Solution:

            Draw a model based on their height

            From the model  

            The differences in height between Fatimah and Sarin = 19 + 35 = 54cm.

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