Lesson: Word Problems: Comparison ProblemsMathematics
In this lesson, we will learn how to solve additive and multiplicative comparison problems by drawing a bar model to help us choose the correct operation.
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Worksheet: 18 Questions • 4 Videos
Select the problem that can be solved by the addition equation .
Questions which tell you how much more (or less) one amount is compared to another are additive comparison problems.
Which of the following is an additive comparison problem?
Jacob started training to join the basketball team. In the first week, he scored a total of 23 baskets. In the second week, he scored 12 more baskets than in the first week.
Should I add or multiply to find the number of baskets he scored in the second week?