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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?

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  1. aruma Reply

    RUCSAC

    Read
    Understand
    Calculate
    Solve
    Answer
    Check

  2. Alexander Savkovic (playground buddy) Reply

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

  3. Travis Reply

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

  4. Kyle Reply

    I think RUCSAC:

    Read
    Understand
    Calculate
    Solve
    Answer
    Check

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

  5. stanley Reply

    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 Reply

    I used:
    R-read
    U-underline
    C-choose
    S-solve
    A-answer
    C-check

  7. ben br Reply

    RUCSAC

    R read

    U underline

    C calculate

    S solve

    A answer

    C check

  8. Osc@r :D Reply

    1. Use RUCSAC successfully

    2. Read through thoroughly

    3. Use the inverse operation to check your answer!
    🙂 😀 😛 😉

  9. Louie Reply

    Use

    R-read
    U-underline
    C-check
    S-solve
    A-answer
    C-check

  10. Chelsea Reply

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

  11. janet Reply

    My steps were column addition.

  12. mani Reply

    My steps to success is to use RUCSAC 😀

  13. thepta Reply

    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 Reply

    READ CARFULLY

    UNDERLINE NEATLY

    CALCULATE CORRECTLY

    SOLVE ACCURATLY

    AWNER CLEARLY

    CHECK WELL

  15. joe Reply

    my preferred method is column addition

  16. Olivia Reply

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

    R-READ
    U-UNDERLINE
    C-CHOOSE
    S-SOLVE
    A-ANSWER
    C-CHECK

  17. Ben Be (school council) Reply

    Read

    Underline

    Calculate

    Solve

    Answer

    Check

  18. Sam Salter (Playground Buddy) Reply

    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 Reply

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

  20. Emma Reply

    RUCSAC
    R-Read
    U-Underline
    C-Calculate
    S-Solve
    A-Answer
    C-Check

  21. J@de Reply

    1 Rucsac
    2 Rucsac
    3 Rucsac
    4 Rucsac
    5 Rucsac

    that’s the steps to succsess

  22. Nicola (Playground Buddy) Reply

    Read
    Underline
    Calculate
    Solve
    Answer
    Check

    RUCSAC

  23. Alexander Savkovic (playground buddy) Reply

    What to use? :

    R- ead

    U- nderstand

    C- alculate

    S- olve

    A- nswer

    C- heck

  24. FLETCHER Reply

    I used rucsac which is what everyone just explained

  25. Sam Salter Reply

    I use RUCSAC:

    Read

    Underline

    Answer

    Check

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