5.4.3 Understanding a Solution

Let’s take a closer look at some of the problems with the solution provided by the contractor:

[ Areas are measured in square units—this includes rectangles. You will look more closely at the concept of area in Unit 10. ]

Now let’s look at how the contractor should have written out your quote to be clear:

Remember the following steps as you are writing your math work:

  1. Explain.
  2. Layout.
  3. Correct math.
  4. Units.

5.4.2 Importance of Proper Math Notation

5.4.4 Tips for Writing Mathematics