“Do you need help with your math problem solving?”

Are you finding it increasingly difficult to help your child with their math work? Are you finding they are using different strategies and methods to do simple sums?

With these two problems, I could never hear my teachers. To make matters worse I used to sit at the back. So, now you know why I.

The Art of Problem Solving texts have been used by tens of thousands of outstanding students, including many winners of major national contests such as MATHCOUNTS and the American Mathematics Competitions.

Practice your math problem solving skills with our tests. Use a calculator only where necessary. You shouldn''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''t need more than three lines of working for any problem. Redraw geometry figures to include the information in the question.

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Find here an annotated list of problem solving websites and books, and a list of math contests. There are many fine resources for word problems on the net! have personally checked & reviewed each website, to make sure it is truly useful.

Scales Problems

A video lesson that shows the solution to 14 different balance problems, starting from the most simple and advancing to some that have double scales.

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Practice your math problem solving skills with our 10 tests. You shouldn''''''''''''''''t need more than three lines of working for any problem. Redraw geometry figures on your scratch pad to include the information in the question.

Each test has ten questions and should take 12 minutes. Reading the explanations to the questions you get wrong will strengthen your fundamentals and remind you of important multiple choice techniques such as picking numbers and back solving.

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SAT Test Prep SAT practice problems with step-by-step video solutions.

Rotate to landscape screen format on a mobile phone or small tablet to use the Mathway widget, a free math problem solver that answers your questions with step-by-step explanations.

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