4 - 4 = 0
Final Answer: 0 hearts.
When student #1 discussed his problem solving method, it was determined that is was unable to determine the correct mathematical process to use due his inability to comprehend the word problem.
13 + 4 = 17
Final Answer: 17 hearts.
When student #2 discussed her problem solving method, it was determined that she was able to identify the correct mathematical process. She was unable to correctly add the problem correctly.
10 + 10 = 20
Final Answer: 20 Hearts
Student number three was able to determine the correct mathematical process. She was able to use mental math to determine that 6 + 4 =10 and 10 + 10 =20.