3^{rd} Grade (MAT) Targeted Standard (OA) Operations and Algebraic Thinking Cluster: Solve problems involving the four operations, and identify and explain patterns in arithmetic. Multiply and divide within 100.

MAT-03.OA.08 .Solve two-step word problems using the four operations. Represent these problems using equations with a letter standing for the unknown quantity. Assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies.