Math Word Problems For Dummies
Part I: Lining Up the Basic Strategies.
Chapter 1: Getting Comfortable with Math Speak.
Chapter 2: Planning Your Attack on a Word Problem.
Chapter 3: Coordinating the Units.
Chapter 4: Stepping through the Problem.
Part II: Taking Charge of the Math.
Chapter 5: Deciding On the Operation.
Chapter 6: Improving Your Percentages.
Chapter 7: Making Things Proportional.
Chapter 8: Figuring the Probability and Odds.
Chapter 9: Counting Your Coins.
Chapter 10: Formulating a Plan with Formulas.
Part III: Tackling Word Problems from Algebra.
Chapter 11: Solving Basic Number Problems.
Chapter 12: Charting Consecutive Integers.
Chapter 13: Writing Equations Using Algebraic Language.
Chapter 14: Improving the Quality and Quantity of Mixture Problems.
Chapter 15: Feeling Your Age with Age Problems.
Chapter 16: Taking the Time to Work on Distance.
Chapter 17: Being Systematic with Systems of Equations.
Part IV: Taking the Shape of Geometric Word Problems.
Chapter 18: Plying Pythagoras.
Chapter 19: Going around in Circles with Perimeter and Area.
Chapter 20: Volumizing and Improving Your Surface.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 21: Ten Classic Brainteasers.
Chapter 22: Ten Unlikely Mathematicians.