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Confused from word problems ? don't know how to start solving ? you get to the right place.
What is this course about ?
We will learn an approach toward solving word problems. This approach is based on a systematic process to follow when facing word problems.
Why take this course ?
After this course you will:
All the lessons are presented in a clear language using animated video slideshows.
PDF Printable assignments and solution
Quizzes after each lesson to help you comprehend the material
Who want to have better achievements in math or overcome difficulties in solving word problems.
Parents who want to encourage their sons and daughters to get word problem solving skills
Who want to give students a solid conceptual foundation in word problem solving and mathematical thinking
Can develop mathematical skills early as possible. These audience can get the highest benefit, but probably will need support and guidance from a parent or teacher.
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Watch this video Before you startPreview
|Section 1: Getting Started|
Getting Started - What is the Word Problem solving process ?Preview
|Quiz 1||5 questions|
In this Quiz we'll review what we learned in the lecture.
|Section 2: Basic Concepts|
This lecture explains the basic concepts: Object and Attribute.
Besides the video, there's also a downloadable PDF containing a glossary of these concepts
|Quiz 2||10 questions|
In this Quiz we will review and practice the concepts of Objects, Attributes and Data Items.
Good Luck !
Basic concepts - part 2 - Data Items
Basic Concepts - Part 2 - Data items
|Section 3: The Word Problem Solving Process|
Know the feeling ? You begin to solve a Word Problem, whether in exam or other assignment, and it looks like a meaningless collection of words and numbers. "Oh my god ! Where to start solving ?" And - "What to do next ?", are questions that students often ask their self in this situation. Well, the answer is simple. When we approach a Word Problem, we ALWAYS start by understanding the Situation first. Period. No calculations, No variables definition. We want to understand the "Big Picture" or simply "What's Going On" in the problem. This is where we start solving the problem, And this is what we're gonna learn to do in this lesson. No Screaming... Hold tight, let's begin !
How to Identify "What's going on in the problem"
Understanding the details given in the problem using Objects and Data ItemsPreview
|Quiz 5||2 questions|
This Quiz is based on the material learned in lecture 5: "Understanding the given details in the Problem"
Exploring the Requirements of the problemPreview
|Quiz 6||1 question|
This Quiz is based on the material learned in lecture 6: "Exploring the Requirements of the problem"
Developing the Solution
|Section 4: Bringing theory into Practice|
Example 1 - Using Tables to solve word problems
Example - Age problems
Example - Interest problems
Example - Interest Problems (Part 2)
|Section 5: Course Summary|
Eduactivity develops unique web courses for Math and Science students.
The courses emphasize development of practical skills and capabilities, essential to successfully achieve Studies and Career goals. Key areas include: Creativity development, Word Problem Solving, and Visual Perception.
Eduactivity’s vision is to make education of essential skills and capabilities, accessible to students around the world.
The Eduactivity Instructors Team integrates Senior Education and Engineering practitioners, with many years of experience in teaching, training and developing cutting edge technological systems.
Eduactivity courses are closely accompanied by instructor available to clarify and timely answer any question regarding the learning material.
Come with us to successful learning !