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How Do You Solve a Word Problem Where You Multiply Fractions and Work Backwards?
Could anyone really eat 15 feet of a sub sandwich in one day? That's how much this math problem says he ate. He actually started out with a bigger sub sandwich. How big was it to start? The instructor uses a table to illustrate how you can work backwards to find the answer.
4 mins 6th - 8th Math 3 Views 1 Download
Finding Solutions by Working Backwards
For this math worksheet, students learn to solve word problems by working backwards. Students read the 20 word problems and solve them, choosing the best answer from 4 choices. There are helpful hints on the page to clue students to work backwards.
4th - 5th Math 3 Views 34 Downloads
Sixth graders make up their own math problems. There is only one restriction. That is, the answer has to be the one you are going to give them in a sealed envelope. The problems that they make up can be anything they like. Let Students work on the problem together in small groups.
6th Math 3 Views 1 Download
Problem Solving: Work Backward
It's all about working backwards in this problem-solving learning exercise, which has mathematicians examining 6 scenarios and writing out their calculations to solve each. The first 2 are started to guide scholars in this concept, which includes adding and subtracting fractions to get their answers.
4th - 6th Math 3 Views 33 Downloads