"Ray, the Math teacher"
...Is "1" too small or too big? Then try "10", until we get close enough to try solving. This approach is useful when a multiple choice test is involved, like many standardized tests. I prefer a relaxed approach to mathematics. My students are familiar with, "Use what you know to solve what you don't know." With unknowns ("x" and/or "y"), there are...
10+ subjects, including grammar