Synopses & Reviews
Flex mental muscles with our unique math books targeted to struggling readers - Straightforward explanations and step-by-step instructions help struggling readers conquer math concepts
- Real-life examples encourage students to connect math to their own experiences
- Full scope of math curriculum in 16 books means students can work on specific areas for review
Every
Number Power book targets a particular set of math skills. Students can work on as many or as few concepts as they need. Diagnostic tests and performance-based prescriptions target problem areas. Short, manageable lessons and step-by-step examples assure success. Each book includes quick-reference pages for using calculators, mental math, formulas, measurements, and estimations.
Synopsis
Flex mental muscles with our unique math books targeted to struggling readersStraightforward explanations and step-by-step instructions help struggling readers conquer math concepts Real-life examples encourage students to connect math to their own experiences Full scope of math curriculum in 16 books means students can work on specific areas for reviewEvery Number Power book targets a particular set of math skills. Students can work on as many or as few concepts as they need. Diagnostic tests and performance-based prescriptions target problem areas. Short, manageable lessons and step-by-step examples assure success. Each book includes quick-reference pages for using calculators, mental math, formulas, measurements, and estimations. Reading Level 5-7
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Table of Contents
To the Student
Word Problem Pretest
BUILDING NUMBER POWER
Introduction to Word Problems
Steps in Solving Word Problems
Step 1: The Question
Step 2: Selecting the Necessary Information
Necessary vs. Given Information
Addition and Subtraction Word Problems: Whole Numbers
Finding Addition Key Words
Solving Addition Word Problems with Key Words
Finding Subtraction Key Words
Solving Subtraction Word Problems with Key Words
Key Word Lists for Addition and Subtraction
Solving Addition and Subtraction Problems with Key Words
More Addition and Subtraction Word Problems: Whole Numbers
Key Words Can Be Misleading
Restating the Problem
Using Pictures and Diagrams to Solve Word Problems
Using Number Sentences to Solve Word Problems
Addition and Subtraction Word Problems: Decimals and Fractions
Using the Substitution Method
Using Estimation
Decimals: Restating the Problem
Decimals: Drawings and Diagrams
Decimals: Writing Number Sentences
Fractions: Restating the Problem
Fractions: Diagrams and Pictures
Fractions: Using Number Sentences
Using Algebra to Solve Word Problems
Solving Addition and Subtraction Word Problems
Multiplication and Division Word Problems: Whole Numbers
Identifying Multiplication Key Words
Solving Multiplication Word Problems with Key Words
Identifying Division Key Words
Solving Division Word Problems with Key Words
Key Word Lists for Multiplication and Division
Mental Math with Multiplication and Division
Solving Multiplication and Division Problems with Key Words
Deciding When to Multiply and When to Divide
Using Diagrams When Deciding to Multiply or Divide
Multiplication and Division Word Problems: Decimals and Fractions
Solving Decimal Multiplication and Division Word Problems
Solving Fraction Multiplication Word Problems
Solving Fraction Division Word Problems
Solving Fraction Multiplication and Division Word Problems
Solving Multiplication and Division Word Problems
Using Proportions
What Are Ratios?
What Are Proportions?
Using Proportions to Solve Word Problems
Using Proportions to Solve Decimal Word Problems
Using Proportions to Solve Fraction Word Problems
Solving Conversion Word Problems
Using Proportions with Fractions and Decimals
Using Proportions with Multiplication and Division
Strategies with Mixed Word Problems
Mixed Word Problems with Whole Numbers
Using Labels to Solve Word Problems
Not Enough Information
Mixed Word Problems-Whole Numbers, Decimals, and Fractions
Percent Word Problems
Identifying the Parts of a Percent Word Problem
Solving Percent Word Problems
Percent and Estimation
The Percent Circle
Solving Percent Word Problems with Decimals and Fractions
Solving Percent Word Problems
Combination Word Problems
Solving Combination Word Problems
Solving Problems with Decimals, Fractions, Percents
Order of Operations
Using Order of Operations in Combination Word Problems
Using Memory Keys for Multistep Word Problems
Using Pictures or Diagrams to Set Up Multistep Word Problems
Solving Combination Word Problems Involving Conversions
Solving Word Problems Containing Unnecessary Information
Solving Longer Combination Word Problems
Solving Combination Word Problems
Word Problems Posttest A
Word Problems Posttest B
USING NUMBER POWER
Using Information from a Chart
Challenging Word Problems
Using a Calculator
Using Mental Math
Using Estimation
Formulas and Conversions
Glossary
Index