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The problem of determining whether two different products are equal, or two sequences of operations are equivalent.
- ‘One word problem required calculating the fee for three students taking the same units at the same university.’
- ‘That same day, I raised my hand when my trigonometry teacher asked the class for a volunteer to go up to the board and explain a word problem that most of the class had difficulty understanding.’
- ‘Four alternative measures were examined in this study: a basic facts task and three forms of an estimation task that included both computation and word problem solving.’
- ‘This is a word problem whose solution includes solving a system of two linear equations.’
- ‘Some groups of students respond differently to a word problem's context.’
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