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Math Word Problems


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

Multiple Equations

* Money problems
* Investment problems
* Mixture problems
* Distance problems

Review and Resources

* 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

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