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If a yard is about 90 centimeters, which is longer: a yard or a meter?
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So let’s start by imagining that we have one meter drawn.
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We’re asked, “which is longer, a yard or a meter?”
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But we’re only given a conversion between yards and centimeters.
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We, therefore, need to recall that in one meter, there are 100 centimeters.
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We could, therefore, look at the one meter that we’ve drawn and say that this is equivalent in length to 100 centimeters.
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If we were to draw it one yard alongside our one meter, we could see that this one yard is about 90 centimeters.
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So, therefore, which is longer?
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Well, it’s the meter because one meter is 100 centimeters and one yard is only 90 centimeters.