Mark Curry earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education with a mathematics concentration from East Stroudsburg University, located in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. He also earned a Master of Education Degree in Elementary Education, also from East Stroudsburg University. Mark has taught basic mathematics through beginning algebra at a New Jersey state prison for nearly six years. Mark is married to Kristie and they have two daughters; Alexa, who is seven-years-old and Abigail, who went home to the Lord shortly before birth in 2007. They currently have an unborn son on the way.
Mathematics Tutoring: Word Problems - Multiplication and Divisionby Mark J. Curry
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There are many people who don’t like to do word problems. However, they are extremely important to be able to solve. The hardest thing about word problems is to understand them. Once that’s done, it’s just a matter of setting up the problem and solving it. This Mathematics Tutoring: Word Problems – Multiplication and Division edition eBook tutorial provides tips and tricks to aid in solving multiplication and division whole number word problems, in addition to 50 different multiplication and division practice problems to solve. An answer key section is also provided to check answers.
Sample problems from the book:
A truckload of 697 apples need to be bagged. There will be nine apples placed into each bag. How many bags of apples will there be? Will there be any left over? If so, how many?
A library has 348 shelves to place books. If each shelf can hold a maximum of 60 books, what is the most number of books that the library can have?
A township fair had a crowd of 3,316 people; 1,026 adults and 2,290 kids. If the admission was $3 for adults and $2 for kids, how much admission money did the township fair make?
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