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# Maths Word Problems

Posted On 30 Sep 2015

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

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

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RUCSAC

Read

Understand

Calculate

Solve

Answer

Check

I like using Column Addition and Decomposition.

– + X = %

1. Read it

2. Underline important information

3. Calculate it

4. Solve it

5. Anwser it

6. Check it

I think RUCSAC:

Read

Understand

Calculate

Solve

Answer

Check

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

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)

I used:

R-read

U-underline

C-choose

S-solve

A-answer

C-check

RUCSAC

R read

U underline

C calculate

S solve

A answer

C check

1. Use RUCSAC successfully

2. Read through thoroughly

3. Use the inverse operation to check your answer!

🙂 😀 😛 😉

Use

R-read

U-underline

C-check

S-solve

A-answer

C-check

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

My steps were column addition.

My steps to success is to use RUCSAC 😀

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

READ CARFULLY

UNDERLINE NEATLY

CALCULATE CORRECTLY

SOLVE ACCURATLY

AWNER CLEARLY

CHECK WELL

my preferred method is column addition

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

R-READ

U-UNDERLINE

C-CHOOSE

S-SOLVE

A-ANSWER

C-CHECK

Read

Underline

Calculate

Solve

Answer

Check

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

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

RUCSAC

R-Read

U-Underline

C-Calculate

S-Solve

A-Answer

C-Check

1 Rucsac

2 Rucsac

3 Rucsac

4 Rucsac

5 Rucsac

that’s the steps to succsess

Read

Underline

Calculate

Solve

Answer

Check

RUCSAC

What to use? :

R- ead

U- nderstand

C- alculate

S- olve

A- nswer

C- heck

I used rucsac which is what everyone just explained

I use RUCSAC:

Read

Underline

Answer

Check