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Math word problems for dummies / Mary Jane Sterling.

By: Sterling, Mary Jane.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: --For dummies. Publisher: Indianapolis, Ind. : Wiley Pub., Inc., 2008Edition: 1st ed.Description: xx, 336 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780470146606 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc | Mathematics -- Study and teachingDDC classification: 510.7 Online resources: Click here to access online | Click here to access online
Contents:
1. Getting comfortable with math speak -- 2. Planning your attack on a word problem -- 3. Coordinating the units -- 4. Stepping through the problem -- 5. Deciding on the operation -- 6. Improving your percentages -- 7. Making things proportional -- 8. Figuring the probability and odds -- 9. Counting your coins -- 10. Formulating a plan with formulas -- 12. Charting consecutive integers -- 13. Writing equations using algebraic language -- 14. Improving the quality and quantity of mixture problems -- 15. Feeling your age with age problems -- 16. Taking the time to work on the distance -- 17. Being systematic with system equations -- 18. Plying Pythagoras -- 19. Going around in cirlces with perimeter and area -- 20. Volumizing and improving your surface -- 21. Ten classic brainteasers -- 22. Ten unlikely mathematicians.
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Includes index.

1. Getting comfortable with math speak -- 2. Planning your attack on a word problem -- 3. Coordinating the units -- 4. Stepping through the problem -- 5. Deciding on the operation -- 6. Improving your percentages -- 7. Making things proportional -- 8. Figuring the probability and odds -- 9. Counting your coins -- 10. Formulating a plan with formulas -- 12. Charting consecutive integers -- 13. Writing equations using algebraic language -- 14. Improving the quality and quantity of mixture problems -- 15. Feeling your age with age problems -- 16. Taking the time to work on the distance -- 17. Being systematic with system equations -- 18. Plying Pythagoras -- 19. Going around in cirlces with perimeter and area -- 20. Volumizing and improving your surface -- 21. Ten classic brainteasers -- 22. Ten unlikely mathematicians.

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