# Lesson 13 Solve Take From Story Problems

• Let’s solve a new type of story problem.

## Warm-up Number Talk: Add 2 Two-digit Numbers

Find the value of each expression mentally.

## Activity 1 How Many to Start?

Elena bought a bag of beads to make bracelets.
She takes out 9 beads to make a bracelet.
There are 11 beads left in the bag.
How many beads were in the bag when Elena bought it?

Solve the story problem.
Show your thinking using drawings, numbers, or words.

## Activity 2 One Representation, Three Stories

Discuss with your partner how the drawing shows each problem.

1. Elena has 15 beads in a box.
She uses 5 of them to make a bracelet.
How many beads does Elena have left?

2. Elena has some beads in a box.
She uses 5 of them to make a bracelet.
She has 10 beads left.
How many beads were in Elena’s box?

3. Elena has 15 beads in a box.
She uses some of them to make a bracelet.
She has 10 beads left.
How many beads did Elena use to make a bracelet?

## Problem 1

Tyler has some beads on a bracelet.
He took 6 beads off to give to Clare.
Now there are 7 beads on Tyler’s bracelet.
How many beads were on Tyler’s bracelet before he took the beads off?
Show your thinking using drawings, numbers, words, or equations.