# Unit 5: Word Problems

# Say What!?!

If there's one thing the GED test loves, it's word problems. You'll have to pull together all you learned about algebra, geometry, and data analysis and apply them to real-world scenarios. Plus, you'll need problem solving skills. This unit is meant to equip you to answer the question "What do I do when I don't know what to do?"

## Get Ready!

Grab your **GED Formula Sheet** and your **TI-30XS Multiview Calculator** to be prepared for the lessons in this unit.

## INTERPRETING WORD PROBLEM LESSONS

### Work through each of these lessons- watching each video, taking notes, and completing at least one of the related practices- to boost your word problem skills for the big day.

**Lesson 1:** **Choosing the Correct Operation**

**Lesson 2:** **Decoding Word Problems**

**Lesson 3:** **Common Sense and Estimation**

**Lesson 4:** **Using Units to Interpret Word Problems**

**Lesson 5: ****Choosing the Correct Information**

**Lesson 6:** **Visualizing Word Problems**

**Lesson 7:** **Substituting Simpler Values**

**Lesson 8:** **Unit Rate Word Problems**

**Lesson 9:** Ratio and Rate Word Problems

**Lesson 10:** Proportion Word Problems

**Lesson 11: **Algebraic Word Problems