# UPS by ewghwehws

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Problem Solving Strategy
UPS
• Understand the problem
(read and underline/highlight the question)

• Plan how to solve
(choose a problem solving method)

• Solve
•      (check your work)
DRAW A PICTURE
1. Farmer Jones has chickens and cows
on his farm. When he looks over the
fence, he counts 8 heads. When he
looks under the fence, he counts 22
legs. How many chickens and cows
does he have?

UPS
DRAW A PICTURE
2. Ten creatures are seen: beetles and
spiders. They have 72 legs. How
many beetles and spiders are there?
Hint: Beetles have 6 legs and spiders
have 8 legs.

UPS
MAKE A LIST/ TABLE
3. Jan and Sue were throwing balls into
the baskets to win a prize. A total
score of exactly 19 points won the
largest prize. What is the least
number of balls needed to score
exactly 19?

UPS
MAKE A LIST/ TABLE
4. Two chickens lay 4 eggs in 2 days.
How many eggs will 6 chickens lay in
6 days?

UPS
GUESS & CHECK
5. If you add 6 to me, I am 14. If you take
half of me, I am 4. What number am I?

UPS
GUESS & CHECK
6. When you add 6 to me, I am 10. When
you take 2 from me, I am 2. Who am I?

UPS
WORK BACKWARDS
7. The Woodlands Library charges fines
for overdue books: 10 cents per day
for each of the first 3 days and 7 cents
for every day after that. Sally paid a
\$1.00 fine. How many days was her
book overdue?

UPS
WORK BACKWARDS
8. At the end of 1 school day, a teacher
had 12 crayons left. She remembered
giving out 5 crayons in the morning
and getting 3 crayons back at recess,
and giving out 4 crayons after lunch.
How many crayons did the teacher
have at the start of the day?

UPS
LOOK FOR A PATTERN
9. Leah’s mom began to make a quilt for
Leah’s bed. The quilt will have 3
pieces across and 15 pieces in all.
How many rows will there be?

UPS

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