## 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.

Question 2.

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? ________

Do you understand?
Question.
How can you check that your numbers are in order from least to greatest?

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? ________

Question 4.
Then, Anita tossed a 12.
Yuko tossed a 10.
Jason tossed an 8

Who tossed the least number? ________

Question 5.
Next, Anita tossed a 3.
Yuko tossed a 9.
Jason tossed a 5.

Who tossed the least number? ________

Question 6.
Then, Anita tossed a 9.
Yuko tossed an 11.
Jason tossed a 6

Who tossed the greatest number? ________

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.