Unformatted text preview: part and then figuring out how to set up the equation. The easiest way for me to solve a word problem is to recognize if a word problem is similar to another word problem that I have seen before. Maybe the people or products in the word problem change, but their relationship to each other is similar to the previous word problem that I have solved for. The more similar a word problem is to another one, the easier it is to set up the equation. However, the less similar it is, then the harder it is to setup the equation. The key is to figure out how all the items in the problem relate to each other. Then you just assign the variables and coefficients and put that into an equation....
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 Spring '10
 Dr.Iwanaduyu
 Word problem

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