There
are several steps that should be followed to commuicate your solutions to problems which involve
equations.
Put the steps in the correct
order.
a.  Check your
solution.  b.  Explain how the equation represents the situation described in
the problem.  c.  Show your steps in your solution clearly so they are easy to
follow.  d.  Write a concluding sentence to answer the question in the
problem.  e.  Identify what quantity the variable
represents.   
