Solving word problems:

Strategies

Let statement (eg. let d=distance, t=time)

Create an algebraic expression relating variables (remember more than, less than, times, is, etc)

Substitute and known values

Isolate the unknown variable to solve!

Check your work

TUTORIAL: http://www.themathpage.com/alg/word-problems.htm

Assignment: 5.6 in notes package (chart math-english + 3 examples)

Notes: On the board today (projector is still broken…)

Have a great long weekend…

## About Mrs. Dildy

I am a math and science teacher in the Saanich school district.