Solving Word Problems
When solving word problems, it is important to include the following in order to achieve a level 4:
1. A statement, table or diagram that defines the unknown variable (what am I trying to figure out?)* this includes the values and units!
2. The formula needs to be identified.
3. The algebraic problem-solving, showing all steps. * line up all your equal signs!
4. A concluding statement that answer the question/problem.