Word problems within 100 with "more" and "fewer" 1
Exercise Name: Word problems within 100 with "more" and "fewer" 1
Math Missions: Early math Math Mission
Types of Problems: 1

The first instance of Word problems within 100 with "more" and "fewer" 1 is under the Early math Math Mission. This exercise uses various geometric models to increase understanding of addition and subtraction on numbers up to 100.

Types of Problems

There is one type of problem in this exercise:

  1. Word problem with two numbers: This problem asks the student to solve a word problem with two numbers. Sometimes they will need to add, and other times they will need to subtract. There are problems of this type with pictures and without pictures. This level starts to introduce 'red herring' or useless information (see picture).

    Word problem with two numbers


This exercise is medium difficulty for accuracy badges because of the care that needs to be taken while reading the problem carefully. The speed badges should be considered hard to attain especially with current timing expectations.

  1. Students need to be careful of additional unused information in some problems.

Real-life Applications

  1. Addition is used for adding amounts of an object, like adding money totals.
  2. Subtraction is used by businesses to see how much money they make minus the money they spent for profit.

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