1. View the CUBES strategy for solving word problems. 2. Tap 3. Page 1: Use the drawing tools and go through the CUBES strategy on the Juice Problem e.g. circle the key numbers, underline the question, box the maths action words. 4. Page 2: Solve the problem. Make sure to show your working out. Use the microphone to record yourself explaining your strategies for solving the problem. 5. Press to submit your work. The problem is: Ariel’s mother has made 2 litres of orange juice for Ariel to share equally with some friends. How many friends could Ariel share her juice with? How much juice would each friend receive? List some possibilities. Make sure every friend receives at least 100 mL of juice.
This is a open-ended word problem (with many possible solutions). Students can access this problem at many levels and solve it in a range of ways. A knowledge of the metric system (mL and L) will be necessary.