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Math: word problems exercises

Anonymous A asked on Feb 06, 2017 - 3 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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Hi Anonym,

for many who have difficulty with mental arithmetic, it's just the stressful interview situation. What about you? How good are you at mental arithmetic if you practice alone at home?

If it's just nervousness, I would recommend you practice the interview situation as often as possible (e.g. with friends or on Preplounge).

If it's the mental arithmetic itself, you can practice very well here:
If there is no other way, you can also do the calculations in writing on paper. However, I wouldn't advise you to memorize any multiplication tables.

If you have further questions, please contact me!

Best regards

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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