True or false? The number in group J is less than the number in group K. What is the number in group J? What is the number in group K? Which number statement is correct? 16 equals 18, 16 is less than 18, or 16 is greater than 18.
Before we can answer the first part of the question, we need to find out how many are in group J and how many are in group K so that we can compare the value of each number.
Group J has one tens block and six ones. In group K, there’s also one tens block and eight ones. Group J is less than group K. So the statement is true. 16 is less than 18.
The statement, the number in group J is less than the number in group K, is true as there are 16 in group J and 18 in group K. 16 is less than 18.