What is the best way to solve a 2-step problem?
First, read the problem and figure out what is being asked. Next, figure out what operations you need to use to solve the problem. Finally, solve the problem and make sure your answer makes sense.
Solving 2-Step Problems
2-Step problems are used to help 3rd grade students learn to break a problem down into simpler steps. Two-step problems are also used to help students understand the order of operations. Using two-step problems has been found to improve problem solving skills in 3rd grade students.
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