# Lesson 16 Solve All Kinds of Compare Problems

Let’s solve Compare problems.

## Warm-up True or False: Multiples of 10

Decide if each statement is true or false. Be prepared to explain your reasoning.

## Activity 1 A Trip to the Library

## Problem 1

Priya and Andre returned books to the library. Priya returned 29 books. Andre returned 8 more books than Priya.

Who returned more books?

Use the story problem to complete the diagram.

How many books did Andre return?

## Problem 2

Andre read 45 pages of his book last night. Priya read 20 fewer pages of her book than Andre.

Who read more pages?

Use the story problem to complete the diagram.

How many pages did Priya read?

## Activity 2 Solve Compare Problems

Jada read 10 fewer pages than Noah. Noah read 27 pages. How many pages did Jada read?

Noah spent 25 minutes reading. Jada spent 30 more minutes reading than Noah. How many minutes did Jada spend reading?

Jada read 47 pages of the book. Noah read 20 pages of the book. How many fewer pages did Noah read?

Noah stacked 14 more books than Jada. Jada stacked 28 books. How many books did Noah stack?

## Practice Problems

## Problem 1

There are 35 cherries in the bowl. There are 17 more cherries in the bowl than on the plate. How many cherries are on the plate? Show your thinking using drawings, numbers, or words.

## Problem 2

There were 26 students in the cafeteria. There were 18 more students on the playground than in the cafeteria. How many students were on the playground? Show your thinking using drawings, numbers, or words.