Author:
Allan Bluman,

Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Digital

Categories:
Mathematical logic

Language:
Inglés

ePub with Adobe DRM

Publishing year:
2011

Size:
9.8 Mb

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No

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ISBN:
0000071763864

BOOK DESCRIPTION

INDEX

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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.*

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

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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