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Math word problems for dummies

Author: Mary Jane Sterling
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley Pub., ©2008.
Series: --For dummies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Outlines strategies and presents advice for how to solve arithmatic, algebraic, or geometric word problems, showing readers how to transform story questions into simpler problems using units, pictures or charts, and equations.
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Genre/Form: Problems and exercises
Problems, exercises, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Jane Sterling
ISBN: 9780470146606 0470146605
OCLC Number: 154800217
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xx, 336 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Lining Up the Basic Strategies --
Getting Comfortable with Math Speak --
Planning Your Attack on a Word Problem --
Coordinating the Units --
Stepping through the Problem --
Taking Charge of the Math --
Deciding On the Operation --
Improving Your Percentages --
Making Things Proportional --
Figuring the Probability and Odds --
Counting Your Coins --
Formulating a Plan with Formulas --
Tackling Word Problems from Algebra --
Solving Basic Number Problems --
Charting Consecutive Integers --
Writing Equations Using Algebraic Language --
Improving the Quality and Quantity of Mixture Problems --
Feeling Your Age with Age Problems --
Taking the Time to Work on Distance --
Being Systematic with Systems of Equations --
Taking the Shape of Geometric Word Problems --
Plying Pythagoras --
Going around in Circles with Perimeter and Area --
Volumizing and Improving Your Surface --
The Part of Tens --
Ten Classic Brainteasers --
Ten Unlikely Mathematicians.
Series Title: --For dummies.
Responsibility: by Mary Jane Sterling.
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Discover how to: â Translate word problems into plain English â Brush up on basic math skills â Plug in the right operation or formula â Tackle algebraic and geometric problems â  Read more...

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Introduction -- Part I. Lining up the basic strategies: Getting comfortable with math speak -- Planning your attack on a word problem -- Coordinating the units -- Stepping through the problem -- Part II. Taking charge of the math: Deciding on the operation -- Improving your percentages -- Making things proportional -- Figuring the probability and odds -- Counting your coins -- Formulation a plan with formulas -- Part III. Tackling word problems from algebra: Solving basic number problems -- Charting consecutive integers -- Writing equations using algebraic language -- Improving the quality and quantity of mixture problems -- Feeling your age with age problems -- Taking the time to work on distance -- Being systematic with systems of equations -- Part IV. Plying pythagoras -- Going around in circles with perimeter and area -- Volumizing and improving your surface -- Part V. The part of tens: Ten classic brainteasers -- Ten unlikely mathematicians -- Index.

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