Ch 2: High School Algebra - Solving Math Word Problems: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The Solving Math Word Problems chapter of this High School Algebra I Help and Review course is the simplest way to master solving math word problems. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of solving math word problems.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering high school algebra I material will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to learn high school algebra I. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding applications for math word problems
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning math (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about solving math word problems
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra math learning resources

How it works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the solving math word problems chapter exam.

Why it works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the solving math word problems chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any question on solving math word problems. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a solving math word problems unit of a standard high school algebra I course. Topics covered include:

  • Following the steps for solving word problems
  • Solving word problems with multiple steps
  • Restating word problems using words or images
  • Personalizing a word problem to increase understanding

5 Lessons in Chapter 2: High School Algebra - Solving Math Word Problems: Help and Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
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.

Restating Word Problems Using Words or Images

3. Restating Word Problems Using Words or Images

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can use sketches and notes to help you visualize a problem. Watch how easy it becomes to solve your problem once you have visualized it.

Personalizing a Word Problem to Increase Understanding

4. Personalizing a Word Problem to Increase Understanding

When it comes to word problems, being able to personalize a word problem with more familiar situations will help you a lot in your problem solving. Watch this video lesson to learn how you can restate the word problem in terms you understand.

Practicing Mixture Problems in Algebra

5. Practicing Mixture Problems in Algebra

Mixture problems in algebra become easier the more we practice them. This lesson will provide multiple practice problems and familiarize us with the general solving process of these types of problems.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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