Math Word Problems For Dummies by Mary Jane Sterling

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Covers percentages, probability, proportions, and more

Get a grip on all types of word problems by applying them to real life

Are you mystified by math word problems? This easy-to-understand guide shows you how to conquer these tricky questions with a step-by-step plan for finding the right solution each and every time, no matter the kind or level of problem. From learning math lingo and performing operations to calculating formulas and writing equations, you'll get all the skills you need to succeed!

Discover how to:

* Translate word problems into plain English

Brush up on basic math skills

Plug in the right operation or formula

Tackle algebraic and geometric problems

Check your answers to see if they work

About Mary Jane Sterling

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Mary Jane Sterling is also the author of Algebra For Dummies, Trigonometry For Dummies, Algebra II For Dummies, CliffsStudySolver Algebra I, and CliffsStudySolver Algebra II. She taught junior high and high school math for many years before beginning her current tenure at Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois. Mary Jane especially enjoys working with future teachers, doing volunteer work with her college students and fellow Kiwanians, and sitting down with a glass of lemonade and a good murder mystery.
Published October 29, 2007 by For Dummies. 364 pages
Genres: Science & Math. Non-fiction

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