## How to Solve Word Problems in Algebra: A Solved Problem ApproachThis popular study guide shows students easy ways to solve what they struggle with most in algebra: word problems. Ideal for anyone who wants to master these skills.-- Complete update of Schaum's #2 bestseller (nearly 200,000 copies sold), with contemporary language and examples-- Two million high school and college students take algebra annually, and almost all are stumped by word problems-- Features Solution methods that are easy to learn and remember, plus a self-test-- Stands alone or can be used with any standard Algebra I or II textbook |

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### Contents

Contents Introduction How To Work Word Problems | 1 |

Numbers | 6 |

Time Rate and Distance | 21 |

Copyright | |

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How to Solve Word Problems in Algebra, 2nd Edition Mildred Johnson,Timothy Johnson Limited preview - 1999 |

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