Problem Solving Strategies
Question: Sam put 18 pencils in 3 equal groups. How many pencils are in each group?
What do you need to know?
You need to know that there are 18 pencils and they are divided into 3 equal groups
How can you solve the problem?
You can write a number sentence to solve the problem. Write a division sentence to divide the pencils in 3 equal groups.
18 ÷ 3 = 6
There are 6 pencils in each group.