Math Word Problems Demystified

by Allan G. Bluman

Part of the Demystified Series

Math Word Problems Demystified Synopsis

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.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780071763868
Publication date: 1st August 2011
Author: Allan G. Bluman
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional an imprint of McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 334 pages
Categories: Algebra,

About Allan G. Bluman

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 Textbook 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.

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