# Lesson 15 Different Types of Story Problems

• Let’s solve story problems and write equations to match.

## Warm-up Which One Doesn’t Belong: Equations

Which one doesn’t belong?

## Activity 2 Different Types of Problems

1. There are 8 people at the table.
6 of the people are students.
How many are teachers?
Show your thinking using drawings, numbers, or words.

Equation:

Equation:

2. Elena has 4 pattern blocks.
Tyler has 6 pattern blocks.
How many fewer pattern blocks does Elena have than Tyler?
Show your thinking using drawings, numbers, or words.

Equation:

Equation:

3. Tyler has 6 pattern blocks.
Elena has 4 patterns blocks.
How many pattern blocks do they have altogether?
Show your thinking using drawings, numbers, or words.

Equation:

Equation:

4. Priya has 7 triangles and 3 squares.
How many more triangles than squares does Priya have?
Show your thinking using drawings, numbers, or words.

Equation:

Equation:

## Activity 3 Centers: Choice Time

Choose a center.

Capture Squares

Shake and Spill

What’s Behind My Back