This book serves to provide parents and students a holistic guide to forming and solving equations in PSLE Maths. Through an insightful and comprehensive compilation of exercise questions and word problems with varying levels of technical difficulty, this book ensures that skills acquired in the earlier chapters are effectively put to the test in subsequent chapters.
The use of equations is a powerful problem-solving technique, and an effective alternative to model drawing, guessing and checking, as well as other lengthy heuristic approaches. Another benefit to mastering the use of equations is its wide application across many PSLE Maths topics, such as Whole Numbers, Ratio, Percentage, Fractions, and even Speed. Upon completion of this book, you should be able to confidently conquer the various word problems in Section C.
Within the pages of this book, you will learn how to:
- Identify questions that can be easily solved using equations;
- Form equations using the information provided; and
- Solve simultaneous equations to get the correct answer.