UPS Check

Friendswood ISD Problem Solving Model

UPS Check

Understand

  • Read the problem carefully.
  • Identify what is being asked.
  • Restate the question.

Plan

  • Identify necessary data, key words, and labels.
  • Record the information needed to solve the problem.
  • Choose the appropriate strategy, tool, or operation.

Solve

  • Write an equation with labels if needed.
  • Use your plan and data to solve.
  • Write your solution with labels.

Check

  • Check your math.
  • Did you answer the question?
  • Is your answer reasonable