501 Math Word Problems (Skill Builder in Focus Series)

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Many vital standardized tests -- including high school exit exams, PSAT, SAT, and GRE, as well as professional and civil service qualifying exams -- use word problems to test math and logic skills. What makes this book different than other math practice books? It's simple: This volume contains only word problems -- the kinds you encounter at school and on high stakes tests. Gaining familiarity with this specific question type is a proven technique for increasing test scores. The Skill Builder in Focus method ...
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Overview

Many vital standardized tests -- including high school exit exams, PSAT, SAT, and GRE, as well as professional and civil service qualifying exams -- use word problems to test math and logic skills. What makes this book different than other math practice books? It's simple: This volume contains only word problems -- the kinds you encounter at school and on high stakes tests. Gaining familiarity with this specific question type is a proven technique for increasing test scores. The Skill Builder in Focus method provides the targeted practice on these questions necessary to attain higher scores. Questions are divided into six chapters: algebra, geometry, fractions, percents, decimals, and miscellaneous math. Within each chapter, questions move from easy to advanced, giving test-takers the opportunity to gain confidence in each math area. Each chapter contains questions, answers, and detailed explanations to reinforce learning and understanding. Diagrams and useful terminology help clarify math rules for effective studying and retention.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781576855638
  • Publisher: Learningexpress, Llc
  • Publication date: 8/28/2006
  • Series: 501 Series
  • Edition description: 2nd Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 7.08 (w) x 10.14 (h) x 0.48 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction ix
1 Miscellaneous Math 1
Answer Explanations 14
2 Fractions 21
Answer Explanations 35
3 Decimals 43
Answer Explanations 55
4 Percents 63
Answer Explanations 77
5 Algebra 89
Answer Explanations 114
6 Geometry 141
Answer Explanations 179
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