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  • Draw a picture, write a number sentence, and explain how you solved the following problem.

    There are 6 girls playing soccer at recess. Four boys join them. How many kids are playing soccer?

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  • K.3 Number and operations. The student applies mathematical process standards to develop an understanding of addition and subtraction situations in order to solve problems. The student is expected to:
    (C) explain the strategies used to solve problems involving adding and subtracting within 10 using spoken words, concrete and pictorial models, and number sentences


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