Tips for Parents, Maths Problem Solving Strategy

Solving Maths Problems

Solving problems can be a real PROBLEM !! However is we look at a problem more in terms of a story with clues to help us find the answer then it becomes more of a CHALLENGE than a problem.

RUDE is a word we can use to help us to remember how to solve a problem

R  Read (at least twice)

U  Underline (the important information)

D  Draw (in order to see the problem)

E  Estimate (know roughly the answer)

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