# 4.02 i need u to help me math 5 th grade

*label*Algebra

*timer*Asked: Feb 16th, 2015

**Question description**

Discussion: Showing Your Work

You've undoubtedly heard a lot about the importance of showing your work on problems. You may have wondered exactly why your teacher wants you to show your work. You may wonder how much work you should be showing. You might wonder exactly what information you should include in your response. Is it possible to give too much information in a problem?

Let's talk about the ins and outs of showing your work with your classmates.

- Find an example of where showing your work has been beneficial. Post the problem and your response on the message board. Include in your post your score for the problem and any teacher responses. If you are confused about what you were supposed to show on a particular question, go ahead and post it. Your classmates might be able to give you helpful advice.