chapter 10Arithmetic Reasoning 2: Word Problems

Now that you have seen the types of skills you will need to solve arithmetic reasoning problems, it is time to look at what types of problems you are likely to encounter. As was mentioned before, problems will not be as simple as “Add 3.14 and 9.17,” but instead will be set up as applied word problems.

Many people struggle with word problems, but there are many skills you can develop and things you can watch out for that can help you successfully answer any word problem you may come across. Here are some of the big ones:

Read the entire problem. Before you start writing anything, read the entire ...

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