## Envision Math 1st Grade Textbook Answer Key Topic 2.4 Problem Solving

**Problem Solving**

**Act It Out**

**Home Connection** Your child used objects to act out ordering numbers to help solve story problems.

**Home Activity** Tell your child three numbers. Have him or her use small objects such as pennies to act out and show the numbers from least to greatest.

Question 1.

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Question 2.

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**Guided Practice**

Use cubes to act out the story.

Write the numbers in order from least to greatest.

Question 1.

Sara has 3 marbles.

Bill has 6 marbles.

Leo has 4 marbles

Who has the least marbles?

Question 2.

Ray finds 7 shells.

Julio finds 10 shells.

Lisa finds 12 shells

Who has the most shells? ________

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**Do you understand?**

Question.

How can you check that your numbers are in order from least to greatest?

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**Independent Practice**

Use cubes to act out the story.

Write the numbers in order from least to greatest. Anita, Yuko, and Jason played a game.

Question 3.

Anita tossed a 6.

Yuko tossed a 4.

Jason tossed a 7.

Who tossed the greatest number? ________

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Question 4.

Then, Anita tossed a 12.

Yuko tossed a 10.

Jason tossed an 8

Who tossed the least number? ________

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Question 5.

Next, Anita tossed a 3.

Yuko tossed a 9.

Jason tossed a 5.

Who tossed the least number? ________

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Question 6.

Then, Anita tossed a 9.

Yuko tossed an 11.

Jason tossed a 6

Who tossed the greatest number? ________

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**Problem Solving**

Solve the problems below.

Question 7.

Jay has 10 green stamps.

Lea has 12 blue stamps.

Rita has 9 pink stamps.

Write the names in order from who has the least to who has the greatest. Use cubes to act out the story.

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Question 8.

Patty has 7 crayons.

Rico has 9 crayons.

Tim has 8 crayons.

Which shows the number of crayons in order from greatest to least?

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Question 9.

Journal Use pictures or words to tell a story about three different groups. Put the groups in order from least to greatest.

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