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Unformatted text preview: 2.2 Word P roblemsTeaching Sequence Word problems can be difficult because they involve three steps: 1) Converting the word problem to an arithmetic or algebra problem. 2) Solving the arithmetic or algebra problem 3) Interpreting the solution to obtain an answer to the original problem Primary Level int roduces new ideas and develops i t in small steps. Secondary Level Two step word problems and multistep word problem are introduced. Solving word problems: The key to solving word problems is to follow the general strategy. Word problem D iagram a rithmetic Tips: Draw Diagrams, label diagrams and place a “?” on what is part of the problem that needs to get solved. ...
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2010 for the course MTH 201 taught by Professor Kwon during the Spring '10 term at Michigan State University.
 Spring '10
 Kwon
 Math, Algebra

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