**Intro to Word Problems**

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Summary

This content provides a comprehensive guide to tackling word problems on the GRE, emphasizing algebraic techniques and alternative problem-solving strategies.

- Word problems are a significant category in the GRE, requiring the translation of words into algebraic expressions and equations.
- Key types of word problems include age, motion, work, growth and decay, and mixture questions.
- The process involves assigning variables, writing equations, and then solving these equations using algebraic methods or alternative strategies like backsolving or picking numbers.
- The module covers general strategies for solving word problems, detailed approaches for specific types of problems, and introduces alternative strategies for finding solutions.

Chapters

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Introduction to Word Problems

00:46

Assigning Variables and Writing Equations

01:09

General Strategies for Solving Word Problems

01:25

Alternative Problem-Solving Strategies