Ch 1: High School Algebra: Solving Math Word Problems

About This Chapter

Watch online math video lessons to learn strategies for solving word problems. Take the self-assessment quizzes that follow each lesson to verify your understanding of the key concepts presented in this chapter.

High School Algebra: Solving Math Word Problems - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

If the dreaded word problem is the only thing standing between you and homework freedom, check out the lessons included in this chapter. Over the course of a few short videos, experienced instructors outline techniques you can use to improve your understanding of what's being asked and visualize the type of equation needed to find the solution. There are even multiple-choice quizzes attached to the end of each lesson, so you can put these strategies to the test and confirm your understanding of each lesson's main ideas. By the time you reach the end of this chapter, you should be familiar with the following:

  • Processes involved in solving single- and multi-step word problems
  • Methods for gathering and visualizing your thoughts
  • Tips for rephrasing word problems

Video Objectives
Solving Word Problems: Steps & Examples Master the step-by-step approach used to solve word problems. Get practice applying these procedures to a sample problem.
Solving Word Problems with Multiple Steps Find out how to break down multi-step word problems and solve them one step at a time.
Restating Word Problems Using Words or Images Learn why creating drawings, notes and diagrams can help you tackle word problems.
Personalizing a Word Problem to Increase Understanding Explore the benefits of relating word problems to situations you might encounter in your own life.

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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