# Math Starters 1

• ### When in doubt – DRAW it out (make a picture or diagram)

#1:  Sixteen children have ice cream cones.  Eleven children have ice cream bars.  Three children have ice-cream cups.

• How many ice creams do the children have in all?
• How many more cones do they have than ice cream cups?

#2: Lin and Karina volunteer to walk dogs in their neighborhood.  They each walk the same number of dogs. Lin walked 5 dogs.

• How many dogs did they walk altogether?
• If their friend Lauren helps, how many dogs could they take now?

# Math Starters 2

• ### When in doubt – DRAW it out (make a picture or diagram)

#1:  There are 20 kids in Derek’s class.  His class formed 2 equal teams for a kickball game.

• How many kids were on each team?
• If 4 students were absent tomorrow, how many students will be on each team?

#2: Lin and Karina volunteer to walk dogs in their neighborhood.  They each walk the same number of dogs.

• If 18 dogs need walks, how many dogs will each girl take?
• If their friend Lauren helps, how many dogs will each girl take?

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