## What are the 4 steps in solving word problems?

Polya created his famous four-step process for problem solving, which is used all over to aid people in problem solving:

• Step 1: Understand the problem.
• Step 2: Devise a plan (translate).
• Step 3: Carry out the plan (solve).
• Step 4: Look back (check and interpret).

## How to solve math word problems in an easy way?

Write an equation. Use the information you learn from the problem,including keywords,to write an algebraic description of the story.

• Solve an equation for one variable. If you have only one unknown in your word problem,isolate the variable in your equation and find which number it is equal
• Solve an equation with multiple variables.
• How do you answer a word problem?

Read the word problem. Make sure you understand all the words and ideas.

• Identify what you are looking for.
• Name what you are looking for. Choose a variable to represent that quantity.
• Translate into an equation.
• Solve the equation using good algebra techniques.
• Check the answer in the problem.
• Answer the question with a complete sentence.
• What are some easy math problems?

If a number is an even number and ends in 0,2,4,6 or 8,it is divided by 2.

• A number is divisible by 3 if the sum of the digits is divisible by 3.
• A number is divisible by 4 if the last two digits are divisible by 4.
• If the last digit is 0 or 5,it is divisible by 5
• ### How do you solve algebra word problems?

Solving algebraic word problems requires us to combine our ability to create equations and solve them. To solve an algebraic word problem: Define a variable. Write an equation using the variable. Solve the equation. If the variable is not the answer to the word problem, use the variable to calculate the answer.