How do you stop yourself from losing valuable moments in a test by looking up every time someone walks in and out of the room.
Practice training your mind to read just one more word until you look up. Eventually, you will forget that someone walked in or out or they will have already left the room and you won't want to look up anyway.
Jan went to the store and bought 4 Apples, 2 Oranges, and 3 Pears. How many pieces of fruit total did she buy?
Suzy buys a dozen donuts and puts them on the table. Sally walks in and walks out of the room. When Suzy gets back into the room there are only 10 donuts remaining. How many donuts did Sally eat?
Since there are 12 donuts in a dozen, and there were only 10 when she left. 12-x=10 -x= 10 -12 -x= -2 x= 2 Sally took 2 donuts from the box.