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My Fast and Smart Road to the GED
Yo, guyz an’ gals. Connie wrote in askin’ for advice about word problems: I’m not bad in math except when it comes to word problems any advice? Hey, the GED’s real big on word problems, so you gotta get the hang of them. Why’d they gotta have word problems? Cuz they ain’t so much int’rested [...]
Hey, yo. Here’s a question by Tanya that Liz forwarded me from her blog: Im about to take my math test,I am horrible in math.right now I am working on word probloms.How do I know if these word probloms are asking me to subtract,divide,multiply or add.please help.
Yo, all. Here’s another word problem from Zaher… Satix is at a flea market. She wants to get the most knives at the lowest price. But she also wants to get at least one of each. The prices of the knives are: $ 4.30, $12.80, $11.50, $7.30, $ 7.50. If she has $50 to spend [...]
Hey, yo, all, probability is the sweetest part of math. Tells you how likely something is to happen. And here’s a probability question from Zaher: If Rob flips 3 coins what is the chance that they will come up all tails? The correct answer was : 1/8 , but it doesnâ€™t make sense to me [...]
Hey, all… Here’s a problem from Zaher that’s real good for thinkin’ skills: If x= y-3 and y=z^2, what is x in terms of z? That caret, that’s shorthand for “to the power of.” So I’m gonna state it: x = y – 3 y=z2 What you want to get is x in terms of [...]
Here’s a problem that Lyndia sent in, since she was havin’ trouble with it: 3x = 7 – 4x You wanna figure out what “x” is equal to The problem comes in when you have a number befo’ the x, and need to get all the “x”es on the same side. Think of it this [...]
Hey, all. I know fractions is a big problem for the GED. Here’s another problem: word problems! The GED is full of ‘em. That’s cuz the GED wants to know if you can solve problems you might run across in life. I know word problems don’t always seem like real life, but they’re tryin’ to [...]
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