The CUBES strategy for solving Maths word problems


Jen Runde has done it again with her great acronym and pathway steps for solving word problem mathematics.

By following the simple steps of CUBES, students should be able to unpack maths problems in no time.

C – Circle key numbers

U – Underline the question (what answer are we looking for)

B – Box any clue words

E – Evaluate steps to take to solve the problem

S – Solve and check.


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CUBES problem solving strategy

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