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## #1 2021-04-21 22:20:11

mathland
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### Students & Word Problems

In your opinion, why do you think students hate and fear word problems? I myself struggle with word problems depending on the topic and level of mathematics.  You say?

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## #2 2021-04-22 19:27:54

wingnix
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### Re: Students & Word Problems

Same here. It's too difficult for me.

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## #3 2021-04-22 19:30:43

Bob
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### Re: Students & Word Problems

wingnix: You were asked not to do this. 'trivia'  you are about to be banned.

Please do not attempt to re-join.

bob

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## #4 2021-04-23 11:15:08

mathland
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### Re: Students & Word Problems

Bob wrote:

wingnix: You were asked not to do this. 'trivia'  you are about to be banned.

Please do not attempt to re-join.

bob

What is this about?

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## #5 2021-04-23 13:10:30

Not Dav
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### Re: Students & Word Problems

Think they been sending sus links

Last edited by Not Dav (2021-04-23 13:18:28)

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## #6 2021-04-23 13:20:20

Not Dav
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### Re: Students & Word Problems

mathland wrote:

In your opinion, why do you think students hate and fear word problems? I myself struggle with word problems depending on the topic and level of mathematics.  You say?

I think because they might mess up the formula are sometimes hard to find the equation while regular problems don't have any of that hassle

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