Math Word Problems Demystified

Math Word Problems Demystified

Book - 2011 | Second edition.
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Your solution to MATH word PROBLEMS!

Find yourself stuck on the tracks when two trains are traveling at different speeds? Help has arrived! Math Word Problems Demystified , Second Edition is your ticket to problem-solving success.

Based on mathematician George Polya's proven four-step process, this practical guide helps you master the basic procedures and develop a plan of action you can use to solve many different types of word problems. Tips for using systems of equations and quadratic equations are included. Detailed examples and concise explanations make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce learning.

It's a no-brainer! You'll learn to solve:

Decimal, fraction, and percent problems Proportion and formula problems Number and digit problems Distance and mixture problems Finance, lever, and work problems Geometry, probability, and statistics problems

Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Math Word Problems Demystified , Second Edition helps you master this essential mathematics skill.

Publisher: New York ; Toronto : McGraw-Hill Professional, 2011.
Edition: Second edition.
ISBN: 9780071763868
0071763864
Branch Call Number: 510.76 BLU 2011
Characteristics: xv, 313 pages :,illustrations ;,24 cm.

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honeysunny
Jun 28, 2017

Great study book. Sooo many solved word problems with great explanations.

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cdove005
Dec 03, 2016

Great study book on how to solve mathematical word problems. Detailed instructions and practice questions (quizzes too!) help the reader to better solve arithmetic reasoning problems.

Good study tool for tests that have an arithmetic reasoning portion, including Public Service tests and general knowledge tests.

melissapowl Apr 13, 2009

An excellent comprehensive book for secondary students. Includes tips, strategies and lots of drill and practice.

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Dec 03, 2016

cdove005 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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