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Ch 35: Solving Arithmetic & Word Problems

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Refresh your memory of the ways to solve arithmetic and word problems with this chapter of brief and engaging lessons. Take multiple-choice quizzes to find out how much of the information you remember.

Solving Arithmetic & Word Problems - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter will help jar your memory of the strategies for solving arithmetic and word problems. Once you have viewed the lessons, you can demonstrate your knowledge of the concepts by taking brief and comprehensive quizzes. The following subjects are included in this chapter:

  • Way to solve word problems with several steps
  • Utilization of models, estimation, and reasonableness to solve math problems
  • Strategies for place value to solve multi-digit arithmetic

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5 Lessons in Chapter 35: Solving Arithmetic & Word Problems
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Solving Word Problems with Multiple Steps

1. 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.

Using Mathematical Models to Solve Problems

2. Using Mathematical Models to Solve Problems

Mathematical modeling simply refers to the creation of mathematical formulas to represent a real world problem in mathematical terms. This lesson reviews the creation and pitfalls of mathematical models.

Solving Mathematical Problems Using Estimation

3. Solving Mathematical Problems Using Estimation

Estimating is a method of calculating a result that is close to, but not exactly, the correct answer to a math problem. Why would you ever need to do this? This lesson reviews estimating and answers the question as to why you would do it.

Using Reasonableness to Solve Math Problems

4. Using Reasonableness to Solve Math Problems

When solving math problems, checking your possible solution for reasonableness will help you determine whether your possible solution is a real one or if you have done something wrong. Learn how in this lesson.

Place Value Strategies for Solving Multi-Digit Arithmetic

5. Place Value Strategies for Solving Multi-Digit Arithmetic

In this lesson, you'll learn some strategies based on place values that will make solving math problems easier and faster. You'll see how these strategies work for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

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