We Can Solve This Problem

TEKS 5.14B, OBJ 11 & 13

Post Test Questions

1. "Check your answer for reasonableness" is the
_____ step of solving story problems.

2. "Underline the question" is the ___ step of solving story
problems.

3. "State the answer" is the ___ step of solving story problems.

4. "Read the problem, then reread it" is the ___ step of solving
story problems.

5. "Circle important information" is the ___ step of solving
story problems.

6. "Work the problem" is the ___ step of solving story problems.

Use the following story problem for questions 7-10.

On Tuesday, July 14th, the local sports store decided to have a sale on baseball cards. They sold 20 Houston Astros cards, 15 Detroit Tigers cards and 30 Texas Rangers cards. Each card sold for $.20. The regular price of each card was $.25. What was the total sales of the baseball cards sold that day?

7. What is the question for this story problem?

8. What is the important information for this story problem?

9. In order to solve this story problem, you would need to _______.

10. Which of the following would be a reasonable answer to this story
problem?