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Compare Numbers of Items to Find the Fewest of Something

In this worksheet, students will count objects and select the group that has the fewest.

'Compare Numbers of Items to Find the Fewest of Something' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Number: Number and Place Value

Curriculum subtopic:   Order/Compare Numbers to 100

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

This activity is all about comparing amounts.

 

We're going to be using the word fewest.

 

Example

Which group below has the fewest faces?

 

A           
B     
C         

 

 

Answer

Group A has 6 faces.

Group B has 3 faces.

Group C has 4 faces.

 

 

Group B has fewer faces than both the others because 3 is smaller than both 4 and 6.

Group B has the fewest faces.

 

Does that make sense?

 

What about these pictures of cats.

Which group has the fewest cats?

 

Group A:

 

four kittens

 

Group B:

 

three cats

 

Group C:

 

six cats

 

Group A has 4 cats, Group B has 3 cats and Group C has 6 cats.

So, Group B has the fewest.

 

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