Application Problem# How many books did the library have?

Lesson 3. Unit 5. Grade 2 EngageNY

EngageNY5 min(s)

This Application Problem is a part of the Lesson 3, Unit 5, Grade 2. A children's library sold 27 donated books. Now, they have 48. How many books were there to begin with? This problem is a take from with start unknown. Because selling invites subtraction, the problem may prove to be a challenge for some students.