Problem Solving. The Problem Solving Plan & Problem Solving Strategies. The Problem Solving Plan. Read and Understand the Problem Make a Plan: Choose a Strategy Estimate Carry out the Plan: Apply the Strategy Estimate for Reasonableness: Does it make sense?. Problem Solving Strategies.
The Problem Solving Plan
Problem Solving Strategies
If Kyle wants to cut a board into 6 pieces, how many cuts will he need to make?
The first four triangular numbers are 1, 3, 6, and 10.
What is the sixth triangular number?
Jerry has a total of $0.48. He has twice as many pennies as nickels and twice as many nickels as dimes. What coins does Jerry have?
Sara looked in her closet to find something to wear. She had a blue or red shirt to choose from, a skirt, shorts, or blue jeans to choose from, and sneakers or flip flops to choose from. How many different outfits does Sara have to choose from?
Lydia works in the cafeteria. On Monday, she served 300 students. She served 325 students on Tuesday and 350 on Wednesday. If this pattern continues, how many students will Lydia serve on Friday?
The houses on Main Street are numbered from 1 to 100. How many house numbers contain at least one digit 7?
7, 17, 27, 37, 47, 57, 67, 77, 87, 97
70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 78, 79
Sara uses half of a book of stamps to mail her Christmas cards. Her mom uses 8 of the remaining stamps to send off the bills. Finally, Sara’s dad uses half of the stamps that are left. There are 5 stamps left. How many stamps were in the original book of stamps?
Philip entered his Dalmatian in a dog show along with Mary's poodle and Courtney's collie. Philip, Mary, and Courtney all won prizes. One person won first, one won second, and one won third. Use these clues to solve the problem: Both girls' dogs placed higher than Philip's dog and Mary's dog did not win first place. Tell who won 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place.
If you have 16 cookies that you want to share with 3 friends including yourself, how many cookies will each of you get?
You used division by sharing the cookies.