This Application Problem is a part of the Lesson 1, Unit 1, Grade 3. There are 83 girls and 76 boys in the third grade. How many total students are in the third grade? Students may choose to use a tape diagram or a number bond to model the problem. They are also likely to solve today's Application Problem in less than 10 minutes. Ten minutes have been allotted to allow for review of the RDW (Read, Draw, Write) process for problem solving.