# A Pencil and a Sticker

Alignments to Content Standards:
2.OA.A.1

## Task

A pencil costs 59 cents, and a sticker costs 20 cents less. How much do a pencil and a sticker cost together?

## Solution

The pencil costs 59 cents, and the sticker costs 20 cents less than that:

So the sticker costs 59-20 = 39 cents.

The cost of the two together:

is 59 + 39 = 98 cents.

## A Pencil and a Sticker

A pencil costs 59 cents, and a sticker costs 20 cents less. How much do a pencil and a sticker cost together?