Math word problems demystified

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New York, NY : McGraw-Hill Professional, 2011.
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New York, NY : McGraw-Hill Professional, 2011.
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xv, 313 pages : ill. ; 25 cm.
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"Having trouble with word problems? No problem!Math Word Problems DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition explains, in simple terms, how to solve mathematical word problems. No longer will you panic at the concept of a train traveling at 65 miles per hour! Based on mathematician George Polya's proven four-step process for solving word problems, this book helps you master the basic procedures and develop a plan of action that can be used to solve word problems found in all mathematics courses. Detailed examples, concise explanations, and worked-out problems make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce learning. Math Word Problems DeMYSTiFieD features: Refresher sections on decimals, fractions, percents, equations, systems of equations, and quadratic equations Coverage of 10 different types of word problems, focused on numbers, digits, coins, age, distance, finance, and other topics Chapter-opening objectives offering insight into what you're going to learn in each step Questions at the end of every chapter to reinforce learning and pinpoint weaknesses "Still Struggling?" icons providing specific recommendations for those having difficulty with certain subtopics A final exam for overall self-assessment "Curriculum Tree" that shows how the topic covered in the book fits into a larger curriculum It's a no-brainer! You'll learn about: Solving decimal and fraction problems; Solving percent problems; Solving proportion and formula problems; Equations and algebra representation; Solving number and digit problems; Solving coin and age problems; Solving distance and mixture problems; Solving finance, lever, and work problems; Systems of equations; Quadratic equations; Solving geometry, probability, and statistics problems"--,Provided by publisher.
"More than 2 million books sold in the DeMYSTiFieD series! The second edition of one of the most successful math word problems books on the market is updated with all-new quizzes and test questions, clearer explanations of the material, and a completely refreshed interior design"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Bluman, A. G. (2011). Math word problems demystified (2nd ed.). McGraw-Hill Professional.

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Bluman, Allan G. 2011. Math Word Problems Demystified. McGraw-Hill Professional.

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Bluman, Allan G. Math Word Problems Demystified McGraw-Hill Professional, 2011.

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Bluman, Allan G. Math Word Problems Demystified 2nd ed., McGraw-Hill Professional, 2011.

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