Math Word Problems Demystified 2/E

Math Word Problems Demystified 2/E

by Allan G. Bluman

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Overview

Math Word Problems Demystified 2/E by Allan G. Bluman

Word problems are the most difficult part of any math course –- and the most important to both the SATs and other standardized tests. This book teaches proven methods for analyzing and solving any type of math word problem.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071763868
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 07/19/2011
Series: Demystified Series
Edition description: Net
Pages: 334
Sales rank: 692,885
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Allan G. Bluman taught mathematics and statistics in high school, college, and graduate school for 39 years. He is the recipient of "An Apple for the Teacher Award" for bringing excellence to the learning environment and the "Most Successful Revision of a Textbook" award from McGraw-Hill. Mr. Bluman’s biographical record appears in Who's Who in American Education, 5th Edition. He is the author of three mathematics textbooks and several highly successful books in the DeMYSTiFieD series, including Pre-Algrebra DeMYSTiFieD and Business Math DeMYSTiFieD.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to Problem Solving

Chapter 2. Solving Decimal and Fraction Problems

Chapter 3. Solving Percent Problems

Chapter 4. Solving Proportion and Formula Problems

Chapter 5. Equations and Algebraic Representation

Chapter 6. Solving Number and Digit Problems

Chapter 7. Solving Coin and Age Problems

Chapter 8. Solving Distance and Mixture Problems

Chapter 9. Solving Finance, Lever, and Work Problems

Chapter 10. Solving Word Problems Using Two Equations

Chapter 11. Solving Word Problems Using Quadratic Equations

Chapter 12. Solving Word Problems in Geometry, Probability, and Statistics

Final Exam

Answers to Quizzes and Final Exam

Suggestions for Success in Mathematics

Index

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