# Fruit

Eli has nine oranges and three apples. Luke has six oranges and seven apples. Eli says he has the same amount of fruit as Luke. Is Eli correct? Show and tell how you know.

### More Accessible Version

Eli has five oranges and three apples. Luke has two oranges and seven apples. Eli says he has the same amount of fruit as Luke. Is Eli correct? Show and tell how you know.

### More Challenging Version

Eli has nine oranges and three apples. Luke has six oranges and seven apples. Joel has two oranges and eleven apples. Eli says he has the same amount of fruit as Luke and Joel. Is Eli correct? Show and tell how you know.

## Plan

#### Underlying Mathematical Concepts

#### Possible Problem-Solving Strategies

#### Formal Mathematical Language and Symbolic Notation

A student may independently select a printed number line, number chart, ten frames, graph paper, etc. as they work on a task.

### Suggested materials

Engagement Image:

Teachers may project the image below to launch this task for their students, define nouns, promote discussion, access prior knowledge, and inspire engagement and problem solving.