# Maths Word Problems

This week we have calculated a range of addition word problems. What are your steps to success for solving a word problem?

1. aruma

RUCSAC

Understand
Calculate
Solve
Check

2. Alexander Savkovic (playground buddy)

I like using Column Addition and Decomposition.
– + X = %

3. Travis

2. Underline important information
3. Calculate it
4. Solve it
5. Anwser it
6. Check it

4. Kyle

I think RUCSAC:

Understand
Calculate
Solve
Check

These are the steps to follow if you are using a word problem.

5. stanley

I felt confident with the task Mr Mastrelli set us bit I did get a silly mistake with the two part word problem(number 5)

6. Molly

I used:
U-underline
C-choose
S-solve
C-check

7. ben br

RUCSAC

U underline

C calculate

S solve

C check

8. Osc@r :D

1. Use RUCSAC successfully

🙂 😀 😛 😉

9. Louie

Use

U-underline
C-check
S-solve
C-check

10. Chelsea

You will need to use RUCSAC and also you will need to read the calculation very accurately.

11. janet

12. mani

My steps to success is to use RUCSAC 😀

13. thepta

Fortunately our treasurer is very much able to sort the above problem(s) on behalf of the PTA. However it looks as if many members of Class 8 have the ability, knowledge and understanding to run rings around us. Gosh, how impressive class 8

14. lauren charlesworth

UNDERLINE NEATLY

CALCULATE CORRECTLY

SOLVE ACCURATLY

AWNER CLEARLY

CHECK WELL

15. joe

my preferred method is column addition

16. Olivia

I really enjoyed it and my steps to success would be RUCSAC

U-UNDERLINE
C-CHOOSE
S-SOLVE
C-CHECK

17. Ben Be (school council)

Underline

Calculate

Solve

Check

18. Sam Salter (Playground Buddy)

My advice is to use R.U.C.S.A.C because that’s the most efficient way to get it done!

E.G: 95+63=

+ 95
63
_____

158
_____

1

19. kyran

the grid method and Colum Addition is my best way to solve maths problems

20. Emma

RUCSAC
U-Underline
C-Calculate
S-Solve
C-Check

21. J@de

1 Rucsac
2 Rucsac
3 Rucsac
4 Rucsac
5 Rucsac

that’s the steps to succsess

22. Nicola (Playground Buddy)

Underline
Calculate
Solve
Check

RUCSAC

23. Alexander Savkovic (playground buddy)

What to use? :

U- nderstand

C- alculate

S- olve

A- nswer

C- heck

24. FLETCHER

I used rucsac which is what everyone just explained

25. Sam Salter

I use RUCSAC: