How Language Skills Apply to Mathematics


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What type of math problems requires good language skills?

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1. What is the definition of language skills?

2. Why do you need good language skills in order to solve word problems?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test how much you know about applying language skills to math with this worksheet/quiz. You'll be quizzed on topics like the need for good language skills and what language skills actually mean.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz and worksheet will help test your grasp of these key points:

  • How to solve word problems with language skills
  • Learning new concepts with those same skills
  • Why explaining math might require language skills

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on applying language skills to math
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the definition of language skills
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what makes for good language skills and how they are used in learning

Additional Learning

More can be learned about the area of study via the lesson called How Language Skills Apply to Mathematics. The following bullet points will be considered:

  • What a word problem is
  • An example of a word problem
  • How explaining your mathematical deductions will require good language skills