Solving math word problems
There are two steps to solving math word problems:
1. Translate the wording into a numeric equation
that combines smaller "expressions"
2. Solve the equation!
Read the problem entirely
Get a feel for the
MA 160 Calculus and Its Applications Spring 2005
Topics for Exam I (1.1-1.6, 2.1, 2.2)
Do all odd numbered problems from all those sections.
Read the summary on page 86 and review the concepts.
Do all problems from chapter 1 review and chapter 1 test.