Video: Comparing the Lengths of Two Objects Indirectly Using a Third Object

Complete the following statements with taller or shorter. The egg is _ than 4 blocks. The hen is _ than 4 blocks. The hen is _ than the egg.

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Complete the following statements with taller or shorter. The egg is what than four blocks. Is it taller or shorter?

If we draw the height of each object, we can compare them. The egg is shorter than four blocks. So, we can write the missing word in a sentence. The egg is shorter than four blocks. Now let’s look at the second part of the question.

The hen is what than four blocks. Is the hen shorter or taller than four blocks?

This is the height of the hen. And the second line shows us how tall the four blocks are. The hen is taller than four blocks. The egg is shorter than four blocks, and the hen is taller than four blocks.

The final part of the question asks us if the hen is shorter or taller than the egg.

This line shows us how tall the hen is. And this line shows us how tall the egg is. And we can see that the hen is taller than the egg. We completed all of the statements. The egg is shorter than four blocks. The hen is taller than four blocks. The hen is taller than the egg.

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