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A Rod and a Pole

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

You could start by drawing a line $13$ cm long (to represent the pole) and cutting a strip of paper $3$ cm long (to represent the steel rod).
What total lengths can you produce by marking off lengths of the rod on the pole?