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Maths Problem Solving Strategies

The children are enjoying using both RUDE and KFC strategies to solve maths word problems.  

RUDE Strategy

Read the problem

Underline the key words

Draw a diagram of the problem

Estimate your answer and then solve the problem

KFC Strategy

K - What information do I know?

F - What am I trying to find out?

C - What calculations will you use?  (Addition, Subtraction, Division, Multiplication)

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