Math: word problems exercises

Anonymous A asked on Feb 06, 2017 - 2 answers

Hey all, Do you know of a link where you can practice math 'word problems'? I have noticed that during my case prep that sometimes I have a difficult time deriving equations from information given in cases.

Any info on the subject e.g. book/site is also appreciated. Many thanks.


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Anonymous B replied on Feb 07, 2017

What do you mean by word problems? The mental math tool on this site is good for training your calculation speed

Miguel replied on Feb 06, 2017

I am not 100% sure this is what you are looking at, but see if it helps

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