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# Demystifying Verbal Problems: An Introductory Webinar

## Thursday, November 1, 2018 from 1:15 PM to 2:00 PM (EDT)

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Demystifying the Learning of Verbal Problems with Hands-On Equations® Intro Webinar

Many students struggle with verbal problems. They do not know where to begin. They often give up before trying. Yet, being able to understand and solve verbal problems is essential to success in school mathematics and to success in many technical careers.

• Five times a number, increased by 2, is the same as three times the same number, increased by 12. Find the number.
• James and Karl have the same number of pencils. James has four boxes. Karl has two of the same boxes as James and 6 extra pencils. If all the boxes have the same number of pencils, how many pencils are in each box?
• Karen is 6 years older than twice Pedro's age. If the sum of their ages is 27, how old is each?
• The length of a rectangle is 5 units more than its width. If the perimeter of the rectangle is 64, how long is each side?
• The sum of three consecutive numbers is the same as twice the value of the last number. Find the numbers.
• Two-thirds of a number, increased by 4, is the same as one-third of the same number, increased by 8. Find the number.

This webinar is appropriate for teachers of grades 5-8 and teachers of high school students struggling with algebra. Participants will experience a powerful, visual approach to making sense of verbal problems!

Registered participants will receive a link to the webinar one day prior to the webinar date and again 15 minutes prior to the start of the webinar. We wil be raffling the Hands-On Equations Verbal Problems Book at the end of the webinar.

Thank you,

Sandie Schroettner

Workshop Coordinator

Borenson and Associates, Inc.

info@borenson.com

800-993-6284

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## Borenson and Associates, Inc.

Since 1990, Borenson and Associates has provided the Making Algebra Child's Play workshop to more than 50,000 educators in the United States.

www.borenson.com

800-993-6284

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