## Act 1

1. How many times was the same number subtracted from 104 to get to 5?

2. Write down a guess.

## Act 2

3. What information would be useful to figure this out?

4. Write down some questions you have in your head right now.

## Act 3

## Sequel

5. What other numbers could be used to subtract down from 104 to 5?

**Common Core Standards**

3.NBT.A.2

Fluently add and subtract within 1000 using strategies and algorithms based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction.

**TEKS**

3.5(A)

represent one- and two-step problems involving addition and subtraction of whole numbers to 1,000 using pictorial models, number lines, and equations