 In words
We begin by expressing the problem in words.
 Showing with figures
A good way to try and illustrate a problem is by using pictures or figures.
 Using tables
Here you can try to put different numbers in a table and see if we get a pattern.
 Stating as an algebraic expression
We want to in the end be able to write a formula for the problem, and it is this that we call for writing an algebraic expression.
We begin by expressing the problem in words:
Example 1:
Example 2:
Words
Jasmine worked in the summer as a landscaper. One day she was asked to plant 10 follows in a row. In every row there was to be three flowers.
How many flower sis Jasmine plant? 

Pictures 



Tables


Algebraic expressions

