Maths Mate – Term 4 – Sheet 4 – Question#23

Predict: I predict this is going to be about number, Dividing and addition.

Question: I think of a number double it and then add eight. If your answer was forty what was your original number?

Big Question: What is the original number and how am I’m meant to find it.

Strategies: Guess check and improve and Have I seen a simmer problem.

Solving: First tried sixteen double sixteen is thirty two and thirty two plus eight is forty so that’s my answer sixteen.