# How to solve maths problems

When you have a number problem to solve, highlight the important information. Look out for key words: total, sum, difference, reduce. This will help you work out what to do. Make an estimate first, then check your answer.

When you have a number problem to solve, highlight the important information. Look out for key words: total, sum, difference, reduce. This will help you work out what to do. Make an estimate first, then check your answer.

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