# SOLVING WORD PROBLEMS

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### SOLVING WORD PROBLEMS:

SOLVING WORD PROBLEMS

### PROBLEM NO. 1:

PROBLEM NO. 1 Rosalyn jogged 1.35 km on Monday. Each day after that, she jogged 0.8 km more than the day before. If this pattern continues, what is the distance Rosalyn would jog on Sunday?

### Follow the four-step plan to solve the problem.:

Follow the four-step plan to solve the problem. 1. UNDERSTAND. Identify the question. the distance Rosalyn would jog on Sunday Identify the relevant facts. jogged 1.35 km on Monday, jogged 0.8 km more than the day before

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2. PLAN. Choose a strategy. Making a list. 3. SOLVE. Perform the strategy. DAY DISTANCE COVERED (km) Monday 1.35 Tuesday 1.35+0.8= 2.15 Wednesday 2.15+0.8= 2.95 Thursday 2.95+0.8= 3.75 Friday 3.75+0.8= 4.55 Saturday 4.55+0.8= 5.35 Sunday 5.35+0.8= 6.15

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Answer: Rosalyn will jog 6.15 km on Sunday. 4. CHECK. Verify if the answer is correct. Work backwards. 6.15-0.8= 5.35 3.75-0.8= 2.95 5.35-0.8= 4.55 2. 95-0.8= 2.15 4.55-0.8= 3.75 2.15-0.8= 1.35 The answer is correct.