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  • 1. Why Are Math WordProblems So Important?
  • 2. Math word problems arefrequently used to gaugestudents ability to decipherpertinent information and alsoto assess students ability touse their analytical andmathematics skills to solveproblems. Math wordproblems are often used torelate mathematics to real lifesituations. For instance,Physics applications, financeapplications, Economicsapplications, surveying andother fields heavily rely onMathematics.Consequently, wordproblems appear in a lot ofstandardized exams as wellas in everyday assignmentsthat students face.Standardized exams like theSAT test lovemath word problems sincethey can be used to integratemany fields of mathematics;and they are a higher orderthinking assessment tools.
  • 3. At Math Made Easy, experttutors know how helpstudents solve seeminglycomplicated word problemsthrough an innovativeapproach to solving mathword problems, as well asemphasis on tried and testedmethods.Math word problems arefrequently used in mathematicsexams not only for reasonspreviously mentioned, but alsobecause they are used to integratemany areas of mathematics in thesame problem. An example wouldbe a math word problem that testsa students knowledge of bothGeometry and Algebra. MathMade Easys expert tutors arefamiliar with many strategies thathelp students achieve thecapability to solve word problems.
  • 4. While the enlisted strategies aredifferent from topic to topic, tutorsinform students of the importance ofconsistently writing down known andunknown quantities upon reading aword problem, underlining keywords, and drawing charts. Afterdoing so, students will also be tutoredin the specific topics in mathematicswith which the word problem isinvolved. After efficient, effective andin depth assistance in the specifictopic of a word problem, studentswill be able to complete a problemand reach a satisfying solution.
  • 5. About Multimedia Tutorial Services, Inc.http://brilliant.org/Multimedia Tutorial Services, Inc. has key strengths in educational products,with highly skilled online math tutors to provide math help, algebra help, mathhomework help, geometry help, calculus help, math answers, SAT test tutoring,SAT preparation, and math answers. To date, the Companys premier tutorialprogram, Math Made Easy(TM) has been purchased by more than threehundred thousand families. In addition, several thousand schools and collegesthroughout the country have acquired the Math Made Easy(TM) series for theirlibraries and classrooms. Math Made Easy(TM) is widely recognized as one ofthe foremost home tutorial programs.
  • 6. About Multimedia Tutorial Services, Inc.http://brilliant.org/Multimedia Tutorial Services, Inc. has key strengths in educational products,with highly skilled online math tutors to provide math help, algebra help, mathhomework help, geometry help, calculus help, math answers, SAT test tutoring,SAT preparation, and math answers. To date, the Companys premier tutorialprogram, Math Made Easy(TM) has been purchased by more than threehundred thousand families. In addition, several thousand schools and collegesthroughout the country have acquired the Math Made Easy(TM) series for theirlibraries and classrooms. Math Made Easy(TM) is widely recognized as one ofthe foremost home tutorial programs.