# Guess and Check, Work Backward

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Guess and Check, Work Backward### Questions

- How do you use the guess and check method?
- When do you use the guess and check method?
- How do you work backwards when solving word problems?
- How do you determine the length of each of the ribbons if Nadia takes a ribbon that is 48 inches long and cuts it in two pieces where one piece is three times as long as the other?
- What are the dimensions of a garden if Anne wants to put a fence around her rose bed that is one-and-a-half times as long as it is wide and uses 50 feet of fencing?
- How do you determine Nadia's age if we're given that Nadia’s father is 36 and is 16 years older than four times Nadia’s age?
- How many quarters and dimes does Andrew have if he counted that he had 22 coins that amounted to $4?
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- A large container holds 5 gallons of water. It begins leaking at a constant rate After 15 minutes, the container has 2 gallons of water left. How many minutes will it take for the container to go from full to empty?