Aug 4, 2013byBarbara J. Rademacher, Associate Professor of Mathematics, Northwest Arkansas Community College
This is an introduction for prealgebra and beginning algebra students to the translation method of solving word problems (also known as application problems). The problems come from Rademacher's Module 2 Beginning Algebra (Algebra 1) homework on Pearson's My Math Lab internet learning system. In this video, I solve and explain word problems involving the number of Democrats and Republicans in the U. S. Senate and the amount of inert and active ingredients in insecticide. These videos are also...