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S-O-L-V-E. A word problem solving strategy. S: Study The Problem. Underline the question Answer the question, “What is this problem asking me to find?” in your own words. O: Organize the Facts . Identify each fact Eliminate unnecessary facts List all necessary facts. L: Line Up a plan .

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### S-O-L-V-E

A word problem solving strategy

S: Study The Problem
• Underline the question
O: Organize the Facts
• Identify each fact
• Eliminate unnecessary facts
• List all necessary facts
L: Line Up a plan
• Choose an operation or operations
• Write in words what your plan of action will be
V: verify your plan with action

Sample Problem

Chris wanted to take a taxi from the library to the mall. The taxi driver said there was a \$2.00 fee plus \$0.75 per mile. Chris knew the library was 11 miles from the mall. How much would the taxi ride cost?

S: Study the problem

Chris wanted to take a taxi from the library to the mall. The taxi driver said there was a \$2.00 fee plus \$0.75 per mile. Chris knew the library was 11 miles from the mall. How much would the taxi ride cost?

The price of a taxi ride from the library to the mall.

O: organize the facts
• Chris wanted to take a taxi from the library to the mall. The taxi driver said there was a \$2.00 fee plus \$0.75 per mile. Chris knew the library was 11 miles from the mall. How much would the taxi ride cost?
• \$2.00 Fee
• \$0.75 per mile
• 11 miles from the library to the mall
L: Line up a plan

Chris wanted to take a taxi from the library to the mall. The taxi driver said there was a \$2.00 fee plus \$0.75 per mile. Chris knew the library was 11 miles from the mall. How much would the taxi ride cost?