3 RESTATE Restate means to say something in a different way. We restate the important information in the problem.That usually means writing the information that involves some kind of numbers.
4 RESTATERestate also means to say the question in a different way to make sure you understand what to answer.
5 Restate Addition Problems: What is the total?How many altogether?How many in all?The sum is…
6 Restate Subtraction Questions How many fewer?How much change?How many are left?The difference is…How many more?How much greater?
7 Restate - ExampleProblem: Jeff had 3 nickels and 8 dimes. Marcy has 2 dollars. The children want to buy a present for their Mom that costs $4.25. If the children combined their money, would they have enough money to buy the present. Explain your answer.
8 1.Restate the important information. Jeff had 3 nickels = .15 and 8 dimes = .80Marcy had $2.00Mom’s present = $4.252. Restate the important question:Do the children have $4.25?
9 IllustrateThis means to draw a picture. Drawing a picture can take many forms. It doesn’t always have to be art.Example:Jeff =Marcy =$ $1.00ALWAYS LABEL YOUR DRAWINGS!
10 COMPUTE This means that you write a number sentence. Example: $
11 Explain Your Answer This means to do 2 things: 1. Write the answer in a complete sentence.2. Tell why you know this answer is your answer in a complete sentence.
12 Now You Try ItJason has $5 in quarters. How many quarters does he have?
13 Restate the important information. Jason has $5 in quarters.Restate the question:How many quarters does it take to equal $5?