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Solve a Simpler Problem Lesson 5-6

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Strategy When a problem contains difficult numbers (like fractions or mixed numbers), then imagine the problem with simpler numbers. Solve a problem using the simpler numbers. Check to see if the strategy worked. Does the answer make sense? Go back and use the same strategy, only this time you can use the more difficult numbers.
If you get stuck… Remember, there are only four operations to choose from: multiply, divide, add, or subtract. Try a few operations and see which answer makes the most sense.

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Unformatted text preview: Words that mean “Add” • In all • Increased by • How many / how much • Sum • Total • Added to • Altogether Words that mean “Subtract” • How many / how much MORE • Decreased by • Difference • Less than • Fewer than • Left / left over • Reduced by Words that mean “Multiply” • Of • Product • Times • Multiplied by • In all / total / altogether (when referring to repeated addition) Words that mean “Divide” • Quotient • Out of • Per • Ratio • Percent Homework Time...
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## This note was uploaded on 11/17/2011 for the course MATH 110 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at BYU.

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