Solving comparison word problems

In this lesson, you will be using your knowledge of calculation strategies to solve comparison word problems.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Question 2

Question 3

Q1.12 people were on the bus and another 13 people got on. How many people are on the bus now?

1/3

Q2.Chocolate bars normally cost 25p but the shop has increased the price by 18p. How much do they cost now?

2/3

Q3.Mrs Crane reads 36 pages of her book at lunchtime and 29 pages at the end of the day. How many pages of the book has she read?

3/3

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.12 people were on the bus and another 13 people got on. How many people are on the bus now?

1/3

Q2.Chocolate bars normally cost 25p but the shop has increased the price by 18p. How much do they cost now?

2/3

Q3.Mrs Crane reads 36 pages of her book at lunchtime and 29 pages at the end of the day. How many pages of the book has she read?

3/3

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Quiz:

Using what you've learnt today, can you answer the following questions?

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.Nala had 13 treats and Arlo had 20 treats. How many more treats than Nala did Arlo have?

1/3

Q2.Arlo went for a morning walk that was 68 m long. His afternoon walk was 20 m shorter. How long was his afternoon walk?

2/3

Q3.Mrs Crane bought a packet of strawberries for 48 p. Her bottle of water cost her 30 p more. How much did the bottle of water cost her?

3/3

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Using what you've learnt today, can you answer the following questions?

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.Nala had 13 treats and Arlo had 20 treats. How many more treats than Nala did Arlo have?

1/3

Q2.Arlo went for a morning walk that was 68 m long. His afternoon walk was 20 m shorter. How long was his afternoon walk?

2/3

Q3.Mrs Crane bought a packet of strawberries for 48 p. Her bottle of water cost her 30 p more. How much did the bottle of water cost her?

3/3

Lesson summary: Solving comparison word problems

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