# Lesson 2-1 Example 4 2-1 Solve. PIZZA The students in Jorell’s class voted for their favorite pizza topping. How many more students voted for mushroom.

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Lesson 2-1 Example 4 2-1 Solve. PIZZA The students in Jorell’s class voted for their favorite pizza topping. How many more students voted for mushroom than for pepperoni as their favorite pizza topping?

Lesson 2-1 Example 4 2-1 Understand Read the problem. Write what you know. You have to find the total number of votes for mushroom pizza and for pepperoni pizza.

Lesson 2-1 Example 4 2-1 Plan Pick a strategy. One strategy is to use only the needed information. For this problem, you need to count only the number of tally marks in the mushroom and pepperoni categories.

Lesson 2-1 Example 4 2-1 Solve There are 12 tally marks in the mushroom category and 7 tally marks in the pepperoni category. Subtract. 12 – 7 = 5 Five more students voted for mushroom then for pepperoni as their favorite pizza topping.

Lesson 2-1 Example 4 2-1 Check Each tally mark represents 1 vote. Recount the tally marks.

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