Strategy_for_solving_word_problems - 5 Write an equation...

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Strategy for solving 1.  Read the problem until you understand it a word problem 2.  If possible, draw a diagram to illustrate the  problem 3.  Choose a variable and write down what it  represents 4.  Represent any other unknowns in terms  of that  variable
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Unformatted text preview: 5. Write an equation that models the situation 6. Solve the equation 7. Be sure the result answers the question posed in the original problem 8. Check the answer by using it to solve the original problem (not the equation)...
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