Predict: I predict that this is going to be about multiplication or division
Read: 36 ÷ ? = 4
Clarify: Nothing to clarify
BIG Question: What number is missing?
Tool: Work backwards
Solve: to solve this you need to find the inverse operation of the sum. That will make the sum say: 4 x ? = 36. Then you need to fill in the missing number. 36 ÷ 4 = 9