Grade 4

Draw the figure on the board and read the Headline Story to the students. Encourage students to search for interesting ways to solve the problem.

Lucy made a 2-inch-wide wooden frame for a photograph that measured 9 inches by 12 inches. What can you say about the areas of the frame and photograph?

- The area of the photograph was 108 square inches.
- The frame measured 13 inches by 16 inches.
- The area of the frame was the area of a 13-by-16 rectangle minus the area of the photograph.
- The area of the frame was 100 square inches.
- The area of frame was 8 square inches less than the area of the photograph.

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