1. Write a story problem with 3 digits.

2. Write an equation to solve this problem.

3. Explain how you solved the equation.

__Example__:

1. My mom bought 6 shirts, 5 pairs of pants and 8 coats. How many pieces of clothing did my mom buy?

2. 6 + 5 + 8 =

3. First I added 6 and 5 and got 11. Then I added 8 to the 11 and got 19. So, my mom bought 19 pieces of clothing.