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Math: word problems exercises

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Edited on Sep 05, 2021
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Anonymous A asked on Feb 06, 2017

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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replied on Aug 08, 2018
McKinsey / Accenture Alum / Got all BIG3 offers / Harvard Business School


Something that helped my candidates - download ALL casebooks available online and go through the math problems in the cases. They will give a good sense of required business terminology. Then you can google what you don't know.

P.S. don't follow the books solutions to solving the cases since they are not that good. Just practice the math problems


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Anonymous on Aug 09, 2018

Hi Vlad! Is there a possibility to download the cases for free? All I see is for premium users. Also, I’d like to practice the cases alone, but all I see are cases for solving with a Preplounge mate. I’ll be happy to hear from you !

Vlad on Aug 11, 2018

There are so many casebooks available online that you can download

Vlad on Aug 11, 2018

Also I recommend doing the cases alone only in the math part. It's almost impossible to get an offer without practicing with a partner

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updated an answer on Sep 05, 2021
Former BCG | Case author for efellows book | Experience in 6 consultancies (Stern Stewart, Capgemini, KPMG, VW Con., Hor


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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

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Miguel replied on Feb 06, 2017
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