Math 9 – May 1: 5.6 Word Problems

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.
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