How to Solve Math Word Problems on Standardized Tests

Paperback | January 10, 2002

byDavid Wayne

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The key to conquering the most-feared type of standardized test questions

This is an indispensable resource for the parents of the more than 16 million school children nationwide who, each year, take standardized assessment tests of basic math and language skills. It focuses on the category of test question that students dread the most and in which they do least well: mathematics word problems. Written by a national expert in mathematics education, it takes the fear and frustration out of mathematics word problems by providing a simple, step-by-step approach that emphasizes the mechanics and grammar of problem solving and that is guaranteed to make solving all types of math word problems a breeze, even for math-phobic students.

  • Covers all types of mathematics word problems found on standardized tests and identifies the value of each type on the tests
  • Features dozens of examples and practice problems, with step-by-step solutions and key mathematics concepts clearly explained
  • Includes a 50-question drill using problems drawn from actual tests, with answers provided at the back of the book

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The key to conquering the most-feared type of standardized test questionsThis is an indispensable resource for the parents of the more than 16 million school children nationwide who, each year, take standardized assessment tests of basic math and language skills. It focuses on the category of test question that students dread the most ...

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WORD PROBLEMS??NO PROBLEM!!Be prepared when you get to the word-problem section of your test! With this easy-to-use pocket guide, solving mathematics word problems on standardized tests becomes almost fun.This anxiety-quelling guide helps you get ready for those daunting word problems, one step at a time. With fully explained examples,...

David Wayne, P.h.D. is the Director of Mathematics and Computer Technology for the K-12 public school system in Oceanside, NY. He is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Mathematics for Hofstra University, has served as Math Department Chair for several high schools, and is a member and officer in several national mathematical association...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:8.4 × 5.4 × 0.49 inPublished:January 10, 2002Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071376933

ISBN - 13:9780071376938

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