519: problem solving

12 June 2019

Today we continued our problem solving strategy ‘Act it Out’. This time we used money to physical act out the problem.

Our Steps:

1. Read the problem

2. Identify the facts

3. Plan

4. Solve

5. Check solution

6. Review

Our question:

You have 8 coins which total 65 cents. What are the coins? In how many ways can you have 65 cents using 8 coins?

What is your answer?