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## Intro to Word Problems

Summary

This content provides a comprehensive guide to solving SAT word problems using algebraic techniques and alternative strategies.

- Word problems are a significant category in the SAT, encompassing age, motion, work, growth and decay, and mixture questions.
- The initial step in tackling these problems involves assigning variables and writing equations based on the problem statement.
- There are multiple approaches to solving word problems, including the direct algebraic method and alternative strategies like backsolving or picking numbers.
- Understanding how to translate words into algebraic symbols and equations is crucial for solving these problems effectively.
- The module covers general strategies for all word problems before delving into specific types and their respective solving techniques.

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Introduction to Word Problems

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Assigning Variables and Writing Equations