# Guess and Check Teacher Resources

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#### How Do You Solve an Equation by Guessing and Checking?

Guess and check. Pick a few values and plug them in to the equation. Did any of your guesses work? If not, then narrow it down and make another guess or two. It's really just about learning the process of guessing and checking.

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#### How Do You Factor a Polynomial by Guessing and Checking?

Use the guess and check method to factor a trinomial. Find the factors of the coefficients, then plug some in and check if they work. If it doesn't work then plug in some different factors or rearrange the factors and check again. You...

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#### Problem Solving: Guess and Check

Sometimes guess and check is the best way to solve a word problem. Learners use the guess and check strategy to solve each of the 6 included story problems. Note: At times younger children have difficulty using estimation or the guess...

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#### Problem-Solving Strategy: Guess and Check

Teach your class how to guess and check to solve word problems. There are 4 single step word problems for them to solve.

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#### How Do You Solve an Equation by Guessing and Checking?

Guess and check. Pick a few values and plug them into the equation. Did any of your guesses work? If not, then narrow it down and make another guess or two. It's really just about learning the process of guessing and checking.

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#### Guess and Check Word Problems

Using the guess and check method, learners solve six word problems involving multiplication and division. Each problem presents a different scenario for students to solve. The worksheet could be used for individual or small group practice.

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#### Guess and Check

How can you find the solution to an addition or subtraction problem by guessing? Practice the guess-and-check strategy with a fun math activity based on Ms. Squid's ink mess on the homework. Kids determine which number is covered by the...

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#### Problem Solving: Guess and Check

In this guess and check worksheet, students examine 4 jars of buttons with the number of buttons in each jar labeled. Students ten use the guess and check strategy to solve 3 word problems and 1 multiple choice, test prep question.

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#### Problem Solving: Guess and Check

In this guess and check worksheet, students look at 4 packages of stickers with the amount of stickers in each package labeled. Students then use the guess and check strategy to solve 1 word problem. Scaffolding is provided for the guess...

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#### Problem Solving Guess and Check

In this problem solving worksheet, students utilize the mathematical strategy of guess and check to problem solve the answers to 3 word problems involving money. Students draw or write an explanation for each of their 3 answers.

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#### Problem Solving: Guess and Check practice 21.5

In this problem solving activity, students observe a Lunch Menu table to use and apply the guess and check strategy to answer consumer problems. Students solve four problems.

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#### Guess and Check

In this guessing and checking problem solving worksheet, students use the strategy to solve word problems. Students solve six problems.

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#### How Do You Find All the Possible Factors of a Trinomial?

So you are looking for all the possible binomial factors of a trinomial expression? First find the factors of the coefficients. Then set up a table or template to do a guess and check. Write out, using the template, all the possible...

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#### How Do You Find All the Possible Factors of a Trinomial?

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#### Solving Equations

How do you solve a problem when a symbol or letter is used in place of a missing number? Build algebraic reasoning and problem solving skills with this presentation that explains three methods for finding a missing variable. The guess...

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#### Long Division Methods

This resource provides learners with three different methods for solving long division problems. The same problem is used to show each of the methods, which include guess and check, repeated subtraction, and the classic method. This may...

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#### Problem Solving: Guess and Check reteach 21.5

In this consumer math problem solving activity, students write short answers to show the steps involved and use the guess and check strategy to picture and solve the word problem. Students write five answers.

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#### Problem-Solving Strategy: Guess and Check Reteach 4.5

In this guess and check worksheet, students read a story problem and identify the given facts. Students use the facts to guess an answer and check it. Students organize their work in a table. There are 2 examples and 2 problems.

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#### Guess and Check--Solving Word Problems

Pupils explore problem solving. For this problem solving strategies math lesson, students work with a partner to solve story problems using the "guess and check" method.

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#### Reteach: Guess and Check

In this guess and check worksheet, students record guesses to a word problem by recording them in a table. Next, students use guess and check to solve 3 additional problems. Houghton Mifflin text is referenced.

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#### Homework: Guess and Check

In this guess and check activity, learners use guess and check to solve a word problem based on a given table, then solve 2 additional problems using the same method. Houghton Mifflin text is referenced.

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#### Problem Solving: guess and check

In this guess and check worksheet, students use the strategy guess and check to solve math word problems containing one and two digit numbers. Students complete 6 problems.

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#### Problem Solving Strategy Practice: Guess and Check

In this guess and check worksheet, students solve 5 word problems using guess and check and show their work. Houghton Mifflin text is referenced.

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#### Problem-Solving Strategy: Guess and Check Enrichment 4.5

For this guess and check worksheet, students read a paragraph of information about the wing span of butterflies. Students use this information to solve 2 story problems.