1. Read the problem 2 times to make sure you understand it. (Be able to explain it in your own words.)

2. Highlight the question at the end of the problem!! (Make sure you know what it’s asking you to do.)

3. Highlight important numbers that you will use!!

4. Cross out any extra information this is NOT important.

5. PROVE EVERY ANSWER! Either:

a. Work the problem out at least 2 ways or

b. Give an explanation for why you chose the answer.

6. Make sure your answer is REASONABLE. (Does it make sense? Does it answer the question?)

On the answer choices:

Cross out any choices that do not make sense. ELIMINATE

CHECK OVER YOUR WORK!!