Master Math: Solving Word Problems
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning 2003 | 189 Pages | ISBN: 1564146782 | PDF | 11 MB
Students throughout the world fear and dread solving word problems. As students’ reading skills have declined, so have their abilities to solve word problems. This book offers solutions to the most standard and non-standard word problems available. It follows the suggestions of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and incorporates the types of problems usually found on standardized math tests (PSAT, SAT, and others).
About the Author
Brita Immergut is the author of How to Help Your Child Excel in Math (Career Press) and co-author of two textbooks for adults: Arithmetic and Algebra...Again and An Introduction to Algebra. She has taught mathematics for more than 30 years in middle schools, high schools, and at LaGuardia Community College of the City University of New York. Professor Immergut received an Ed.D. degree in mathematics education from Teachers College, Columbia University.