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Work Problems Help
Introduction to Work Problems Work problems are another staple of algebra courses. A work problem is normally stated as two workers (two people, machines, hoses, drains, etc.) working together and working separately to complete a task. Often ...
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Distance Problems Help
Distance, Rate, and Time Another common word problem type is the distance problem, sometimes called the uniform rate problem. The underlying formula is d = rt (distance equals rate times time). From d = rt , ...
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Algebra Word Problems Practice Test
Review the following concepts if needed: Percent Word Problems Help Formulas in Word Problems Help ...
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Formulas in Word Problems Help
Introduction to Formulas in Word Problems  Cost and Profit For some word problems, nothing more will be required of you than to substitute a given value into a formula, which is either given to you or is readily available. The most difficult ...
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Percent Word Problems Practice Problems
Percent Word Problems Practice Problems Set 1: Introduction to Percent Word Problems To review the percent word problems, go to Percent Word Problems Help
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Word Problems About Age Help
Age Problems Algebra students are often asked to compute people’s ages. The steps in solving such problems are usually the same as those used above. Examples
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Word Problems About Grade Help
Word Problems About Grades Finding the Grade Needed to get a Specific Average Grade Grade computation problems are probably the most useful to students. In these problems, the formula for the course grade and ...
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Word Problems About Money Help
Introduction to Money Word Problems Coin problems are also common algebra applications. Usually the total number of coins is given as well as the total dollar value. The question is normally “How many of each coin is there?” ...
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Word Problems About Mixtures Help
Introduction to Mixture Word Problems Mixture problems involve mixing two different concentrations to obtain some concentration in between. Often these problems are stated as alcohol or acid solutions, but there are many more types. For ...
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Mathematical Reasoning in Word Problems Practice Problems
Mathematical Reasoning in Word Problems Practice Problems Set 1: Consecutive Integers that Differ by One To review word problems that require mathematical reasoning, go to
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