## Leading them to find the variable using the "W" - Section 3: Solving Together to Master the Standard.

Leading them to find the variable using the "W"

# Understanding How to Find a Variable in a Word Problem

Unit 12: Addition and Subtraction Word Problems
Lesson 3 of 6

## Big Idea: Students will work together and independently in this lesson to successfully determine an appropriate variable, situation equation and solution to word problems.

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Math, Number Sense and Operations, variable, equation, word problems
60 minutes

### Mary Ellen Kanthack

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