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Math . PROBLEM SOLVING. Teacher Tips. ACTIVITY #1. Maureen Curran and Mary Lou Aalbers Hazelwood School District. Problem Solving. These lessons are designed to reinforce the following State Math Standards:

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Math

PROBLEM SOLVING

Teacher Tips

ACTIVITY #1

Maureen Curran and Mary Lou Aalbers

Hazelwood School District

Problem Solving

• These lessons are designed to reinforce the following State Math Standards:

• Use problem-solving approaches to explore and construct meaning from mathematical content. (MO1.6, 3.4, 3.5, 3.7)

• Develop and apply strategies to solve problems, with emphasis on multistep and non-routine problems. (MO 1.8, 3.2, 3.3)

• Analyze, evaluate, and verify results with respect to the original problem.(MO 2.2, 3.7,3.8)

• Teacher Page

• You will need to click the mouse to show the answers for activities. This will allow you to control the timing of answers shown.

• We suggest that students keep a journal.

• It is critical for students to use writing skills to explain their answers.

• Please take time to discuss possible solutions to problems.

• Click on page to see answers and/or to go to the next page.

### Problem Solving

Sally and the Peanuts

44

Sally had peanuts in all!!

Working backwards is a good strategy to use with this problem since all you know is what she had at the end.