Math Word Problems Demystified (Paperback)

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Math Word Problems Demystified (Paperback)

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Your solution to MATH word PROBLEMS

Find yourself stuck on the tracks when two trains are traveling at different speeds? Help has arrived Math Word Problems Demystified, Second Edition is your ticket to problem-solving success.

Based on mathematician George Polya's proven four-step process, this practical guide helps you master the basic procedures and develop a plan of action you can use to solve many different types of word problems. Tips for using systems of equations and quadratic equations are included. Detailed examples and concise explanations make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce learning.

It's a no-brainer You'll learn to solve:

  • Decimal, fraction, and percent problems
  • Proportion and formula problems
  • Number and digit problems
  • Distance and mixture problems
  • Finance, lever, and work problems
  • Geometry, probability, and statistics problems

Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Math Word Problems Demystified, Second Edition helps you master this essential mathematics skill.

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 d104book" 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.
Product Details ISBN: 9780071763868
ISBN-10: 0071763864
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
Publication Date: August 9th, 2011
Pages: 334
Language: English
Series: Demystified