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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.

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From the Publisher:

  • Covers the ten basic types of word problems found in algebra books
  • Teaches Polyas' four step problem solving method
  • Teaches universal methods, not just worked problems
  • Ideal for self-teaching or textbook supplement
  • From the Back Cover:

    Word Problems? NO PROBLEM!

    Now anyone, even those whose palms begin to sweat at the first sight of math problems that begin "A train left the station going 65 mph..." can overcome anxiety and learn to solve word problems. In Math Word Problems Demystified, experienced math instructor Allan G. Bluman provides an effective, tension-free, approach to conquering the word problems on the SATs and many other standardized tests, in algebra, and in other mathematics and science classes.

    With Math Word Problems Demystified, you master the subject one simple step at a time -- at your own speed. This unique self-teaching guide offers practice problems, a quiz at the end of each chapter to pinpoint weaknesses, and a 40 question final exam to reinforce the methods and material presented in the book.

    If you want to master math word problems, here's the self-teaching course that will get it done. Get ready to --

    • Transform word problems into solvable equations
    • Master a 4-step strategy that empowers you to understand and solve the most common word problems
    • Conquer word problems involving distances, mixtures, levers, finance, work, speed, percents, coins, ages, and more
    • Obtain the right answers using formulas and proportions
    • Score better on science and math exams as well as standardized tests

    A fast, effective, and fun way to master word problems, Math Word Problems Demystified is the perfect shortcut to gain the confidence and develop the necessary skills to solve these tough test questions.

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