# Section C: Practice Problems All Kinds of Story Problems

## Section Summary

## Details

We solved different types of problems and represented our thinking using drawings and equations.

Diego’s bracelet is 7 cubes longer than Mai’s bracelet.

Mai’s bracelet is 6 cubes long.

How long is Diego’s bracelet?

Kiran made some paper cranes.

He gave 5 of his cranes to his brother.

Now, he has 10 cranes left.

How many cranes did Kiran start with?

## Problem 1 (Lesson 11)

Lin’s foot is 8 cubes long.

Her father’s foot is 17 cubes long.

How many cubes shorter is Lin’s foot than her father’s foot?

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

## Problem 2 (Lesson 12)

Priya’s friendship bracelet is 11 cubes long.

Han’s friendship bracelet is 3 cubes shorter than Priya’s friendship bracelet.

How long is Han’s friendship bracelet?

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

## Problem 3 (Lesson 13)

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.

## Problem 4 (Lesson 14)

There are 13 players on the soccer field.

Some of their friends come to play.

Now there are 19 players on the soccer field.

Circle the equation that represents the situation.

## Problem 5 (Lesson 15)

Kiran and Clare made 13 origami swans together.

Kiran made 5 origami swans.

How many swans did Clare make?

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

## Problem 6 (Exploration)

Andre used these connecting cubes to represent a story problem.

What could Andre’s story be?

## Problem 7 (Exploration)

Write a story problem.

Trade stories with a partner.

Solve your partner’s problem.

Then write 2 different equations that represent the situation.