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## McGraw-Hill My Math Grade 1 Answer Key Chapter 2 Lesson 6 Problem-Solving Strategy: Draw a Diagram

Abby has 5 erasers. She gives Matt 2 erasers. How many erasers does Abby have left?

1. Understand underline what you know. Circle what you need to find.

2. Plan How will I solve the problem?

3. Solve I will draw a diagram.

4. Check Is my answer reasonable? Explain.

Answer:

3 erasers

Explanation:

I know that

Abby has 5 erasers

She gives Matt 2 erasers

Subtract 2 from 5 to find the difference

5 – 2 = 3

So, 3 erasers are left with Abby

Yes, the answer is reasonable as 2 + 3 = 5.

**Practice the Strategy**

Lila has 8 toys. She lets Rex play with 3 of the toys. How many toys does Lila have left?

1. Understand Underline what you know. Circle what you need to find.

2. Plan How will I solve the problem?

3. Solve I will…

____ toys

4. Check Is my answer reasonable? Explain.

Answer:

Explanation:

I know that

Lila has 8 toy

She lets Rex play with 3 of the toys

Subtract 3 from 8 to find the difference

8 – 3 = 5

So, the difference is 5

5 toys are left with Lila.

Yes, my answer is reasonable as 5 + 3 = 8.

**Apply the Strategy**

**Draw a diagram to solve.**

Question 1.

Nick has 6 cherries. He eats 3 of the cherries. How many cherries are left?

_____ cherries

Answer:

Explanation:

Nick has 6 cherries

He eats 3 of the cherries

I drew 6 cherries and marked X on 3

6 – 3 = 3

So, 3 cherries are left.

Question 2.

Alberto buys 7 apples. He eats I apple. How many apples does he have left?

____ apples

Answer:

Explanation:

Alberto buys 7 apples

He eats I apple

I drew 7 apples and marked X on 1 apple

7 – 1 – 6

6 apples are left.

Question 3.

There are 7 oranges. Miles eats some of the oranges. There are 5 oranges left. How many oranges did Miles eat?

____ oranges

Answer:

Explanation:

There are 7 oranges. Miles eats some of the oranges

There are 5 oranges left

I drew 7 oranges and 5 are left

7 – 5 = 2

Miles ate 2 oranges.

**Review the Strategies**

Choose a strategy

- Draw a diagram.
- Act it out.
- Write a number sentence.

Question 4.

Lena has 6 books. She gives 2 books to her sister. How many books does Lena have left?

____ books

Answer:

Explanation:

Lena has 6 books

She gives 2 books to her sister

I drew 6 books and marked X on 2 books

6 – 2 = 4

4 books are left.

Question 5.

Jessica catches 4 frogs. 3 of the frogs hop away. How many frogs does Jessica have now?

____ frog

Answer:

Explanation:

Jessica catches 4 frogs

3 of the frogs hop away

I drew 4 frogs and marked X on 3 frogs

4 – 3 = 1

1 frog is left.

Question 6.

Marcos ate 5 crackers. Shani ate some of the crackers. Together they ate 9 crackers. How many crackers did Shani eat?

___ crackers

Answer:

Explanation:

Marcos ate 5 crackers

Shani ate some of the crackers

Together they ate 9 crackers

I drew 9 biscuits and marked X on 5 crackers

9 – 5 = 4

4 crackers are left.

### McGraw Hill My Math Grade 1 Chapter 2 Lesson 6 My Homework Answer Key

**Problem Solving**

**Underline what you know. Circle what you need to find. Draw a diagram to solve.**

Question 1.

There are 9 frogs on a tree. 4 of the frogs hop away. How many frogs are left on the tree?

____ frogs

Answer:

Explanation:

There are 9 frogs on a tree

4 of the frogs hop away

I drew 9 frogs and marked X on 4 trees

9 – 4= 5

5 frogs are left on the tree.

Question 2.

Max sees 7 butterflies on a flower. 5 of them fly away. How many butterflies are left?

____ butterflies

Answer:

Explanation:

Max sees 7 butterflies on a flower

5 of them fly away

I drew 7 butterflies and marked X on 5 butterflies

7 – 5 = 2

2 butterflies are left.

Question 3.

There are 8 pandas sitting near a tree. 4 of them leave. How many pandas are still near the tree?

____ pandas

Answer:

Explanation:

There are 8 pandas sitting near a tree

4 of them leave

I drew 8 pandas and marked X on 4 pandas

5 are still near the tree.

**Math at Home** Give your child a simple subtraction problem and have him or her solve it by drawing a picture