Teachers use this book to teach mathematics vocabulary in pre-algebra and algebra classes. It goes well beyond the textbook addition, subtraction, etc. words. It discusses turn-around words, comma placement, parentheses, etc. Great foundation for word problems.
Word Problem Fundamentals
* Translating words into mathematical symbols * Identifying key words * Simplifying expressions
Algebra Word Problems
* Recognizing algebraic expressions and equations * Solving algebraic equations * Checking solutions and translations
Geometry Word Problems
* Triangles, rectangles, squares, and multiple shapes * Determining perimeter and area of shapes * Proportion and percent problems * Summation problems
* Tear-out pocket guide for key concepts * Special review section to reinforce learning * Resource Center with Web sites and ideas for further study * Handy Chapter Check-ins/Checkouts introduce new concepts and test your knowledge