Key Words and Phrases

Key Words and Phrases - • Plus—as in three liters plus...

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Key Words and Phrases In working with word problems, there are some words or phrases that give clues as to how the  problem should be solved. The most common words or phrases are as follows. Add  Sum—as in the sum of 2, 3, and 6 … Total—as in the total of the first six payments … Addition—as in a recipe calls for the addition of five pints …
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Unformatted text preview: • Plus—as in three liters plus two liters … • Increase—as in her pay was increased by $15 … • More than—as in this week the enrollment was eight more than last week … • Added to—as in if you added $3 to the cost …...
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