A beginner's guide to Word Problems

Learn the best practicess to Analyze Word Problems, Define Problem Requirements and develop Methodical solutions
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  • Lectures 14
  • Contents Video: 42 mins
    Other: 0 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 4/2016 English

Course Description

Confused from word problems ? don't know how to start solving ? in this course we'll learn how to handle these and much more.

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:

  • Improve your ability to solve word problems correctly.
  • Improve your achievements and grades.
  • Become more confident Student.
  • Have much more better success in exams and assignments.
  • Have better mathematical understanding.
  • Be able to reason, communicate ideas, make connections, and apply your knowledge and      skills.
  • Be able to asses your understanding of concepts and your ability to apply them.
  • Find more enjoyment in Science and Math.
  • Significantly increase your critical thinking skills.

Course Material

All the lessons are presented in a clear language using animated video slideshows.


  • Students

Mid school, High school and College Students who want to have better achievements in math or overcome difficulties in solving word problems. The student needs to have an understanding of working out an Algebraic system of equations.

  • Parents

Parents who want to encourage their sons and daughters to get word problem solving skills

  • Teachers

Who want to give students a solid conceptual foundation in word problem solving.

What are the requirements?

  • Know how to solve a system of algebraic equations.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Become confident with Word Problems.
  • Learn to apply your knowledge effectively in exams and assignments.
  • Learn to reason, communicate ideas and make connections.
  • Be able to asses your understanding of mathematical concepts and your ability to apply them.
  • Find enjoyment in mathematics and problem solving

What is the target audience?

  • Students who want to improve problem solving skills for better acheivements in math and other science areas.
  • Parents can find out ways to discuss their children's work with them and improve their learning.
  • Teachers can use this course to develop appropriate methods for assessing and evaluating students problem solving skills.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.


Watch this video Before you start
Section 1: Getting Started
What is the Word Problem solving process ?
3 questions

In this Quiz we'll review what we learned in the lecture.

Section 2: Basic Concepts
Basic Concepts
5 questions

In this Quiz we will review and practice the concepts of Objects and Attributes.

It is recommended to take the Quiz before doing the practice. 

Good Luck !

Section 3: The Word Problem Solving Process
How to Quickly Identify What's going on in any word problem
Qualitative Analysis
3 questions
Understanding the details given in the problem using Objects and Data Items
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 problem
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
Problem Solution
2 questions
Example - Interest problems
Example - Interest Problems (Part 2)
Section 5: Course Summary
Course Summary

This diagram includes the overall flow between the word problem solving steps.

Use it as your road-map to as you solve word problems. The printable is available from the "Resources" tab.

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