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Algebra Word Problems Book 1 - eBook

Foolproof Problem-Solving Strategies, Instruction & Guided Practice

Grades: 7-12+


Grades: 7-12+


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This highly-effective 272-page book provides specific strategies to solve common types of algebra word problems.  Each lesson includes plenty of practice problems and there is a clear, detailed solution for every problem.  This step-by-step approach (see contents below) has helped thousands of students master algebra word problems.

     •  How to Solve Algebra Word Problems
         - Many Verbs Can be Replaced by “=”
         - Think About What Your Equations Say
         - Take the Problem Step-by-Step
         - Check Your Solutions
         - Think About the Nature of the Thing the Problem Talks About
         - Use Your Common Sense
         - If All Else Fails, Try the “Wild Guess” Method
     •  Warm-Up Problems
         - Ages
         - Coins
         - Measurements
         - Numbers
         - Work Rates
         - Mixtures
         - Interest
         - Miscellaneous
     •  Problems
         - Ages
         - Coins
         - Mixtures
         - Formulas
         - Rectangles
         - D = rt
         - Percent
         - Work Rates
         - Miscellaneous
     •  Teaching Suggestions
     •  Detailed Solutions

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Our eBooks are electronic versions of the book pages that you may print to any paper printer. You can open the PDF eBook from any device or computer that has a PDF reader such as Adobe® Reader®. You can immediately download your eBook from "My Account" under the "My Downloadable Product" section after you place your order.

Product Details

Item#: 06424BEP
Author(s): Anita Harnadek
TOC: View Table Of Contents
Type: Student Book with Answers
Media: eBook
License: Reproducible
ISBN–10: 1-60144-487-7
ISBN–13: 978-1-60144-487-5
Activities: 490
Pages: 264


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"I use this book both with homeschoolers and as an ancillary to algebra classes. I especially love the introduction to setting up equations, where there is finally a section that emphasizes the importance of defining variables as the first step. And many of the sections of various types of word problems actually start out with questioning the student on how the variables are defined. Yay! The types are questions are pretty limited to traditional algebra book types--mixtures, coins, distance, etc--but I do like the number and variety of percentage problems, which tend to be a weak point of many of my students." - JRTurner, Austin, TX

Test preparation available for the following:

Algebra Word Problems® prepares students for top scores on many assessment tests, including:

Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children® (WISC®)
ACT® Test
Preliminary SAT / National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT)
Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT)

New York State Mathematics Test
and many more!