## Intro to Word Problems

Summary

This content provides a comprehensive guide to tackling word problems on the GRE, covering various types and strategies for solving them.

- Word problems are a significant category in the GRE, requiring algebraic techniques for solving.
- Common types of word problems include age, motion, work, growth and decay, and mixture questions.
- The process involves assigning variables to the information presented in words, then formulating equations to solve the problems.
- Exploration of general strategies for solving word problems, including assigning variables and writing equations.
- Detailed discussion on each type of word problem and the algebraic approaches to solve them.
- Introduction of alternative problem-solving strategies such as back-solving or picking numbers.

Chapters

00:01

Introduction to Word Problems

00:36

Types of Word Problems

00:46

Formulating Equations from Word Problems

01:07

General Strategies for Solving Word Problems

01:25

Alternative Problem-Solving Strategies