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  • How to Solve Word ProblemsBe a Pirate and Search for TREASURE!

  • How do you solve a word problem????

    You R.U.N.!!!!Read Underline Name

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    Pirate Math RUNReagan wants to collect rocks. She has 15 that she found in the yard. She wants to collect 50 to glue to her display board. How many does she need to reach 50?

    RUN!

    1.Read the problem.

    2.Underline the question.

    3. Name the problem type.

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    Pirate Math ChangeChange problems have a starting amount that increases or decreases (a change) to make it a new amount.Sarah had 10 pencils. The she gave 4 pencils to Pamela. How many pencils does Sarah have now?

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    Pirate Math ChangeReagan wants to collect rocks. She has 15 that she found in the yard. She wants to collect 50 to glue to her display board. How many does she need to reach 50?

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    Pirate Math ChangeLexie had some comic books in her desk. Then she bought 8 more. Now, she has 12 comic books. How many comic books did Lexie have in her desk to begin with?

    St = C = E = ST +/- C = E

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    Pirate Math ChangeLexie had some comic books in her desk. Then she bought 8 more. Now, she has 12 comic books. How many comic books did Lexie have in her desk to begin with?

    St = XC = + 8E = 12X + 8 = 12

    X = 4 comic books

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    Pirate Math ChangePeter noticed the temperature was 48 degrees on Monday. On Thursday it was 56. How much warmer was it on Thursday than it was on Monday?

    St = C = E = ST +/- C = E

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    Pirate Math ChangePeter noticed the temperature was 48 degrees on Monday. On Thursday it was 56. How much warmer was it on Thursday than it was on Monday?

    St = 48C = xE = 5648 ___ x= 5648 + 8 = 56

    X = 8 degrees warmer

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    Pirate Math ChangeAlicia has 3 friends in her math class. The chart shows how many stars Alicia earned on Monday. On Tuesday, Alicia lost 3 stars for talking. How many stars does she have now?

    St = C = E = ST +/ C = E

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    Pirate Math ChangeAlicia has 3 friends in her math class. The chart shows how many stars Alicia earned on Monday. On Tuesday, Alicia lost 3 stars for talking. How many stars does she have now?

    St = 8C = 3E = X8 3 = X

    X = 5 stars

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    Pirate Math TotalTotal problems have two parts that are combined for a total.Total amount is the entire or combined amount.Sarah has 5 puppies. Pamela has 3 puppies. How many puppies do the girls have in all?

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    Pirate Math TotalMrs. Niermans class brought snacks for the party. Fifteen kids brought chips and twelve brought cookies. How many kids brought a snack?

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    Pirate Math DifferenceDifference problems compare two amounts to find the difference between them.Sarah has 17 pencils. Pamela has 42 pencils. How many more pencils does Pamela have than Sarah?

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    Pirate Math DifferenceGia found 18 seashells on her walk. On the way home, she dropped 7 of them. How many does she have left?

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