Ch 13: Strategies for Math Word Problems

About This Chapter

Jog your memory on useful strategies for solving word problems by pursuing this study guide chapter. You'll have the opportunity to practice what you learn by taking the brief quizzes at the end of each lesson.

Strategies for Math Word Problems - Chapter Summary

This helpful study guide chapter will help you review key strategies for solving math word problems. The instructors for these lessons present the information in an engaging, understandable format to maintain interest and promote retention. Some of the effective problem solving strategies outlined in this chapter include:

  • Step-by-step instructions for solving word problems
  • Identifying and solving word problems that have several steps
  • Personalizing or restating word problems into more familiar terms
  • Translating verbal descriptions into mathematical equations

Complete each lesson at your own pace, carefully reviewing the concepts and checking for comprehension by utilizing the multiple-choice lesson quizzes. The more comprehensive chapter exam will help you gauge your overall understanding of the material covered throughout the entire chapter. These assessment tools will also help you determine if any concepts need further review before moving on. Printable materials, such as full video transcripts and quiz worksheets, can be used as additional study resources.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
Not Taken
Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
Not Taken

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 200 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? Study.com has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.

Support