# Algebra in Words presents WORD PROBLEMS DECODED (Paperback)

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### Description

This is a companion to the highly successful *ALGEBRA IN WORDS* series.

Finally, a guide that focuses specifically on WORD PROBLEMS, that actually decodes the mystery of a seemingly complicated subject

This book is a huge breakthrough in Math & Algebra education, and a major win for students and instructors. It makes WORD PROBLEMS easier than ever before by helping you identify each type of problem, set up the equation, and solve, with detailed, step-by-step instructions. It also shows the basic building blocks and patterns of WORD PROBLEMS so they can actually be understood and remembered. You will no longer want to skip word problems on tests and hope you still pass. This book will help you get full credit for word problems on tests and will help you solve them so fast that you will actually have more time to work on the other problems.

This book introduces a brand new method for doing WORD PROBLEMS called the "IDENTIFY/TEMPLATE METHOD" not found in textbooks or other study guides.

It contains 55 FULLY ANNOTATED EXAMPLES of all the types of word problems you will encounter involving:

One Variable, One Equation

One Variable, Multiple Unknowns, One Equation

A System of Two Linear Equations with Two Variables

A System of Three Linear Equations with Three Variables

Consecutive Integers

Percent

Ratios & Proportions

Percent Increase & Decrease

Investments/Loans with Simple and Compounding Interest

Expenses & Profit

Fees, Membership Costs, Total Bill

Rate of Speed

Upstream/Downstream

Mixture Problems involving Coins, Tickets, and Manufactured Goods

Chemical Mixtures

Splitting a Task

Geometry (Area & Perimeter of Rectangles, Squares, Triangles and Circles)

Exponential Functions involving Logistic & Continuous Growth

and even features the famous "Two Trains Leave the Station" problem

It features the UNIQUE CHAPTERS:

-Why Word Problems Matter

-The Code Words

-The Concessions Contract

-Unknown vs. a Variable

-The Importance of the Equal Sign

-The Importance of Units

-Equalities, Ratios, & Conversions

-The Word Problem Procedure

-Detailed Explanations

-and a practice section called "Identify & Match"

This book will help anyone with word problems for PRE-ALGEBRA, ALGEBRA 1, ALGEBRA 2, INTRODUCTORY/ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA, INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA, COLLEGE ALGEBRA, & PRE-CALCULUS, and some CALCULUS. This is the perfect resource to help you with homework and prepare for exams (quizzes, chapter tests, mid-terms, finals, EOC, EOG, EOY, SAT, ACT, GRE, CLEP, TASC, college placement).

The eBook contains exclusive hyperlinks for quick and easy topic jumping.

Gregory Bullock is also the author of:

"COLLEGE SUCCESS: An Insider's Guide to Higher GRADES, More MONEY, and Better HEALTH" (2016)

"ALGEBRA IN WORDS: A Guide of Hints, Strategies and Simple Explanations" (2014)

"ALGEBRA IN WORDS 2: MORE Hints, Strategies and Simple Explanations" (2015)

"ALGEBRA IN WORDS 3: Notes for Algebra 2, College Algebra & Pre-Calculus on Functions, Polynomials, Theorems, Rational Functions & Systems of Equations" (2016, Kindle edition only)