Solving complex math problems:
-Answer the question "What is the problem asking me to find?"
-List all necessary facts in an organized way - include units!
Formulate a Plan
-Write words and mathematical operations to explain your plan
-DO NOT INCLUDE NUMBERS
-Carry out your plan using numbers
Justify and Evaluate
-Write your answer in a complete sentence to answer your question
-Does your answer make sense? (Check what the problem is asking you to find)
-Is you answer reasonable? (Check your estimate; Estimate by rounding numbers and using your plan)
-Is you answer accurate? (Check your work and units)