How to Solve Word Problems in Algebra, 2nd Edition

Paperback | September 15, 1999

byMildred Johnson, Timothy Johnson

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Solving word problems has never been easier than with Schaum's How to Solve Word Problems in Algebra!

This popular study guide shows students easy ways to solve what they struggle with most in algebra: word problems. How to Solve Word Problems in Algebra, Second Edition, is ideal for anyone who wants to master these skills. Completely updated, with contemporary language and examples, features solution methods that are easy to learn and remember, plus a self-test.

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What do algebra students have the most trouble with? Normally, it’s word problems. Mathematics professor Mildred Johnson offers a helpful guide to high school and college students, demonstrating easy ways to solve algebraic word problems. In this revised, updated second edition of the best-seller, the author’s sons, engineer Tim Johnso...

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Solving word problems has never been easier than with Schaum's How to Solve Word Problems in Algebra!This popular study guide shows students easy ways to solve what they struggle with most in algebra: word problems. How to Solve Word Problems in Algebra, Second Edition, is ideal for anyone who wants to master these skills. Completely u...

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Word problems?? No problem!! Be prepared when you get to the word-problem section of your test with Schaum's How to Solve Word Problems in Algebra!With this easy-to-use pocket guide, solving word problems in algebra become almost fun. This anxiety-quelling guide helps you get ready for those daunting word problems, one step at a time. ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.48 inPublished:September 15, 1999Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071343075

ISBN - 13:9780071343077

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely Great! When I was little, the word problem had been very hard for me. I had to practice a lot and finally I became good at it. After almost 30 years, I found this book and bought it for my daughter. When I read it, I wish I had it 30 years ago. The way the author explained in the book is so helpful and clear. The steps help a lot when solving prolbems. Don't skip any of the steps when you solve your prolbem. Btw, my daughter is going to grade 7.
Date published: 2010-08-14

Extra Content

Table of Contents

How to Work Word Problems.

Numbers.

Time, Rate, and Distance.

Mixtures.

Coins.

Age.

Levers.

Finance.

Work.

Plane Geometric Figures.

Digits.

From Our Editors

What do algebra students have the most trouble with? Normally, it’s word problems. Mathematics professor Mildred Johnson offers a helpful guide to high school and college students, demonstrating easy ways to solve algebraic word problems. In this revised, updated second edition of the best-seller, the author’s sons, engineer Tim Johnson and math teacher Bud Johnson use contemporary language and examples to help you master these skills. Featuring simple and memorable solution methods and a self-test, How to Solve Word Problems in Algebra is an invaluable student reference, whether used alone or with any standard Algebra I or II textbook.