Ch 20: Approaches to Math Word Problems

About This Chapter

Use our video lessons and quizzes to master the best approaches to solving math word problems. Learn to break the problems into steps and re-word them for clarity.

Approaches to Math Word Problems - Chapter Summary

This chapter's video lessons will help you understand and develop strategies to solve word problems. You'll learn the best methods for tackling simple and more complex problems and how to look at word problems from a different perspective. Our instructors have included lots of examples to help you understand these ideas. After watching these lessons, you should:

  • Recognize the fundamentals of solving word problems
  • Understand how to solve word problems that require multiple steps
  • Be able to restate problems with images or words
  • Be adept at personalizing word problems for better understanding

Our instructors are professionals in the field and make these lessons enjoyable and informative. They've developed multiple-choice quizzes to accompany each lesson, allowing you to test your knowledge. A jump feature in the timeline for the lessons allows you to quickly return to areas that you need to review. Each lesson also includes a written transcript with key words and phrases highlighted. These brief videos can be viewed in about five to ten minutes each.

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