Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Four Square Method of Solving Word Problems

In this video you will learn the four square method of solving word problems.


Working in a clockwise fashion, the first box is understand. In this box you look for keywords and try to understand what the problem is asking.

In the next box you plan. This may include drawing a diagram, or sketching the word problem out.

The next box is where you solve the problem.

Finally, in the last box you check your work.

Please watch the video for examples and more information on the four square method of solving word problems.







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