# 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

## Problem 1

There are 7 hedgehogs underground.
There are 4 hedgehogs on the grass.
How many fewer hedgehogs are on the grass?

1. Show your thinking using drawings, numbers, or words.

2. Write an equation to match the story problem. Draw a box around the answer.