• Criteria for Success

    1.  Label the assignment: Section, page, & problem numbers. 

    2.  Read the directions for the assigned problems.

    3.  Review the examples from the textbook and/or notes.

    4.  Write down important information from the problem.

    5.  Draw a picture.

    6.  Unpack a word problem.

    7.  Identify the attributes.

    8.  Define the variables; be very specific.

    9.  Rephrase the question asked.

    10.  Check your arithmetic and/or methods.

    11.  Check the validity of your answer. 

    12.  Circle the final answer. 

    13.  Correct all mistakes in your Practice notebook.

    14.  Use a graphing calculator.