Maths mate term 1 sheet 5

question: A teacher spent $64 buying two types of games. One type cost $12 dollars each and the other $14. How many 12 dollar games did she buy.

Predict: I predict this will be about addition.

Clarify: I have nothing to clarify.

Find the big picture: How many $12 games did the teacher buy

Solve:

1.first i tried adding 4 of the $12 dollar games but that equaled $62 so that didn’t work.

2.i than took away one $12 game which was $50 so i added a $14 game and that was a total of $64.

Summary: I used the test all possibilities and my prediction was correct.

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