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Solving Math Word Problems. Using GRASS. Steps to solving Math Problems. Read question for understanding Do you understand what all the words mean? Underline key words that help you explain what you’ve just read. Use Grass to help you complete the rest of the problem. Check your work!!!!.

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### Solving Math Word Problems

Using GRASS

Steps to solving Math Problems
• Read question for understandingDo you understand what all the words mean?
• Use Grass to help you complete the rest of the problem.
GRASS
• G- Given- What information is given in the question?
• R- Required- What is required in the question? (Look closely for key information) This should be a let x = statement.
• A- Analyze the problem- What mathematical equation will you write in order to solve the problem. If you need to write a formula include it in this section (ex. A=l x w)
• S- Solve – Remember to show ALL of your work.
• S- Statement- Write a complete sentence stating your answer. Be sure to include units (ex. cm)
Word Problem Example:Step #1- Read Question for understanding.Step #2- Underline Key words

Two thousand seven hundred thirty-four dolls were sold in the first half of the year. Four thousand one hundred seventy dolls were sold in the second half of the year. What was the total number of dolls sold in one year?

Step #3 Use Grass –

Two thousand seven hundred thirty-four dolls were sold in the first half of the year. Four thousand one hundred seventy dolls were sold in the second half of the year. What was the total number of dolls sold in one year?