Ch 32: 6th-8th Grade Math: Solving Math Word Problems

In this chapter, you will find brief video lessons designed to make learning about math world problems fun for middle school students. The chapter exam and short lessons quizzes are available to assess their comprehension of the material.

6th-8th Grade Math: Solving Math Word Problems - Chapter Summary

Word problems in math can be difficult for any student. For middle schoolers who need some extra help working with these problems, the video lessons in this chapter will help them reinforce and clarify what they're learning in the classroom. The lessons teach topics and skills such as how to restate or personalize word problems to make them easier to grasp and solve.

The trick to solving math word problems is to translate the words into equations and these lessons will show students how to do this with simple examples, as well as ones with multiple steps. Subject matter experts are only a click away to answer any questions, and the lesson quizzes and chapter exam are available to assess comprehension.

Chapter Lessons and Objectives

Lesson Objective
Solving Word Problems: Steps & Examples Learn how to approach word problems step by step and apply this skill to provided examples.
Solving Word Problems with Multiple Steps Describe how to take the steps learned in the previous lesson and apply them to more complex word problems.
Restating Word Problems Using Words or Images Explain how to reword math problems or replace them with images or graphs to make them more understandable.
Personalizing a Word Problem to Increase Understanding Show how to make a word problem more understandable by rewording them so that they personally apply to situations you've been in.
How to Use Math Manipulatives to Answer Word Problems Describe how to use concrete materials like building blocks and other items to help answer a word problem.
Solving Word Problems with Plotted Data on a Coordinate Plane Illustrate how to use graphs to help solve word problems.
How to Use Scatter Plots to Solve Word Problems Examine how to use a scatter plot to help solve word problems.
Solving Word Problems with Algebraic Addition Expressions Recognize addition expressions and solve word problems that contain them.
Solving Word Problems with Algebraic Subtraction Expressions Find out how to work through word problems with subtraction expressions.
Solving Word Problems with Algebraic Multiplication Expressions View examples to see how to solve word problems with multiplication expressions.
Solving Word Problems with Algebraic Division Expressions Recognize division expressions and use them to find solutions to word problems.

11 Lessons in Chapter 32: 6th-8th Grade Math: Solving Math Word Problems
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