More Than, Less Than
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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Mattern, Joanne, 1963More than, less than / Joanne Mattern. p. cm. -- (Little world math concepts) Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 978-1-61590-291-0 (Hard Cover) (alk. paper) ISBN 978-1-61590-530-0 (Soft Cover) 1. Number concept--Juvenile literature. I. Title. QA141.15.M28 2011 513.2--dc22 2010009891 Rourke Publishing Printed in the United States of America, North Mankato, Minnesota 033010 033010LP
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Some numbers are more than other numbers. Some numbers are less than other numbers. What’s the difference? 3
The group of grapes is more than the group of raisins.
The group of balls is less than the group of jacks.
Which group of vegetables has more than the other?
There are more carrots than peas. Six is more than four.
Which group of pencils has more than the other?
There are more blue pencils than red pencils. Four is more than three.
Which group has fewer blocks?
There are fewer green blocks than red blocks. Two is less than five.
Which group has fewer pieces of candy?
There are fewer pieces of chocolate. Six is less than eight.
Index balls 6 blocks 16, 18 candy 20 carrots 10 chocolate 22
fewer 16, 18, 20, 22 grapes 4 jacks 6 less than 3, 6, 18, 22 more than 3, 4, 8, 10, 12, 14
peas 10 pencils 12, 14 raisins 4 vegetables 8
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About the Author
Joanne Mattern has written more than 300 books. She lives in New York State with her husband, four children, and an assortment of pets that includes less than 4 cats, more than 1 gecko, more than 1 fish, and less than 2 turtles.
t p e c orld Math Con
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