## Envision Math 2nd Grade Textbook Answer Key Topic 1.5 Stories About Comparing

**Stories About Comparing**

Question 1.

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Question 2.

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Question 3.

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Question 4.

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**Home Connection** Your child used cubes to represent stories that compare two groups. Then your child wrote a subtraction sentence for each story.

**Home Activity** Give your child two groups of small objects to compare. Take turns making up stories and then model the stories using the objects. Have your child say the corresponding subtraction sentence.

AF 1.0 Students model, represent, and interpret number relationships to create and solve problems involving

addition and subtraction. Also AF 1.2.

**Guided Practice**

Use the picture to find the difference. Then write a subtraction sentence.

Question 1.

Ana has 7 stickers. Mark has 4 stickers. How many more stickers does Ana have than Mark?

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Question 2.

Joy has 10 pets. Jeff has 8 pets. How many fewer pets does Jeff have than Joy?

__ fewer pets

___ – __ = ___

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**Independent Practice**

Draw a picture to find the difference. Then write a subtraction sentence.

Question 3.

Alan has 9 dog dishes. Jack has 5 dog dishes. How many more dog dishes does Alan have than Jack?

__ more dog dishes

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Question 4.

Maria makes 12 cat toys. Lee makes 6 cat toys. How many fewer cat toys does Lee make than Maria?

__ fewer cat toys

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Algebra Draw a picture to find the missing number.

Question 5.

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**Problem Solving**

Solve the problems below.

Question 6.

Sara has 9 fish, 2 birds, and 5 hamsters. How many fewer hamsters than fish does she have?

Draw a picture to find the difference.

__ fewer hamsters

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Question 7.

Mike has 12 books about cats. Zach has 4 books about cats. How many more books does Mike have than Zach?

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Question 8.

Journal Compare your name and a friend’s name. Write a story about the name that has more letters. Use pictures, numbers, or words.

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