Ch 7: AFOQT: Word Problems

About This Chapter

Practice answering the kind of word problems that you may encounter on the AFOQT by completing these lessons. The quizzes in this chapter provide several opportunities to practice the skills you will gain from these lessons.

AFOQT: Word Problems - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter will help you review specific techniques for solving word problems to help increase your chances for success on AFOQT. The text and video lessons cover the following helpful methods:

  • Steps to solving word problems
  • Solving word problems that have multiple steps
  • Solving problems that include time
  • Using percents, ratios and rates to solve problems

Our instructors cover these problem-solving strategies in concise and entertaining videos and text lessons. Opportunities to practice the strategies exists in the multiple-choice quizzes that are grouped with the videos. All of the features of this chapter can help you prepare for this test.

6 Lessons in Chapter 7: AFOQT: Word Problems
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Solving Word Problems: Steps & Examples

1. Solving Word Problems: Steps & Examples

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can solve word problems by following this 3-step process. Learn how to visualize your problem so you fully understand it. Then learn how to write and solve your equations.

Solving Word Problems with Multiple Steps

2. Solving Word Problems with Multiple Steps

Not all word problems are so straightforward that they only require you to do one operation and you're done. Some are more complicated, requiring several steps. Watch this video lesson to learn how to solve these kinds of problems.

How to Solve Problems with Time

3. How to Solve Problems with Time

It's amazing how much time can be saved when people work together. In this lesson, we'll practice figuring out just how much time we're talking about as we solve problems involving time.

Solve Problems Using Percents

4. Solve Problems Using Percents

Percents are your friend. Think of all the cool things percents do for you. They save you money, and they tell you how well you are doing in school. Learn how you can solve problems with percents in this video lesson.

Solving Problems Using Rates

5. Solving Problems Using Rates

In this video lesson, learn how to set up rate problems so you can easily solve them. You will become familiar with the rate formula and you will see how easy it is to use.

How to Solve Ratio Word Problems

6. How to Solve Ratio Word Problems

We see ratios all around us every day. From the grocery store, to forecasting into the future, to enlarging or shrinking pictures, a command of ratios can be a powerful math tool. In this lesson, learn how to solve word problems with ratios in them.

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