How to Use Equations to Solve Story Problems?

Answer When they start studying mathematics, students often complain that it isn't relevant to the real world. But when they begin working on story problems -- examples that are relevant to the real world... Read More »

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How to Solve Exponential Equations and Problems?

Exponential equations pop up everywhere in finance, physics and the natural sciences. Solving an exponential equation will let you compound interest, analyze circuits or model population growth. Yo... Read More »

How do I Use Linear Equations to Solve Problems?

A linear equation, if graphed, will form a straight line. Linear equations do not use exponents, roots or division of one variable by another. So x = y is a linear equation, but x = y^2, x = √y a... Read More »

How to Solve Word Problems Using Polynomial Equations?

Word problems, also called story problems, are mathematical exercises that provide the information required to solve a problem in words instead of numbers. Word problems motivate students to apply... Read More »

How to Use Graphic Organizers to Solve Math Story Problems?

Graphic organizers are often used in classrooms for reading, but using graphic organizers to solve math story problems is another way to use them. Graphic organizers are visual learning tools that ... Read More »