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Problem solving using mathematics

STEP 1: Identify the request.
What does the problem ask for?

STEP 2: Respond to the request.
Ask " How Would I Find Out ? "

STEP 3: Generate the result.
Ask " What does the result tell me? "

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For more problems like this see the excellent set provided by Neufeld & Associates. The site also presents basic exercises in converting words to equations. Neufeld & Associates also provides interactive Math Programs for grade 6-10 on Windows and Macintosh platforms. These resources are widely used.

Request-Response-Result.


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