Application of the Tape Diagram—A Tool For Problem Solving

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A load of bricks is twice as heavy as a load of sticks. The total weight of 4 loads of bricks and 4 loads of sticks is 771 kilograms....

The Number Line: A Powerful and Versatile Model

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Solving Word Problems Using Tape Diagrams (Part 2)

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Solving Word Problems Using Tape Diagrams (Part 1)

In my 10 years as a 7th and 8th-grade teacher, I never once saw a tape diagram. I was hesitant to use this model, but as I began to really study...

Problem Solving the RDW Way

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Read, Draw, Write: A Better Strategy for Solving

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