# Homework Help Math Word Problems

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## How to Solve Math Word Problems?

Back to TopSolving Math word problems can be made easy and simple by following these steps:

### Ask until it gets clear

It is important to ask questions and get clarity on each Math concept. Once a new topic is introduced, students should understand it properly and then revise it in a systematic manner. If doubts arise, then they should be clearly resolved under the guidance of subject experts.### Read it carefully

It is important to read the word problem carefully before solving them. Students may not understand the problem through quick reading.### Break the problem into parts

Before solving a Math word problem it is important to break it into parts. Try and understand what you should do and what information has been provided in the problem.## Types of Math Word Problems

Back to TopDifferent types of math word problems are found in all branches of math:

1) Numbers word problems

2) Algebra word problems

3) Geometry word problems

4) Calculus word problems

5) Trigonometry word problems

6) Probability and Statistics word problems

## Help with Math Word Problems

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### Solved Examples

**Question 1:**The sum of two positive integers is 31. If the sum of the square of these numbers is 625, find the largest of these numbers.

**Solution:**

Step 1: Let 'a' and 'b' be the two positive numbers. Then a + b = 31 and $a^2$ + $b^2$ = 625.

Step 2: Now we have two equations:

a + b = 31 ..........(1)

$a^2$ + $b^2$ = 625 .........(2)

Solve equation (1) for b

=> b = 31 - a

Put the result of b in equation (2)

$a^2$ + $(31 - a)^2$ = 625

$a^2$ + 961 + $a^2$ - 62$a$ = 625 [ $\because$ $(a - b)^2$ = $a^2$ + $b^2$ - 2ab]

2$a^2$ - 62$a$ + 336 = 0

or $a^2$ - 31$a$ + 168 = 0

By factorization, we get

a = 7 and a = 24

Step 3: Find the value of b

If a = 7 then b = 31 - 7 = 24

If a = 24 then b = 31 - 24 = 7

Therefore, the largest number be 24.

**Question 2:**The sides of a triangle are 8, 6 and 10. Check whether the given triangle is right triangle or not?

**Solution:**

Let a = 8, b = 6 and c = 10

By using converse of Pythagorean Theorem,

$c^2$ = $a^2$ + $b^2$

Solving this, we need to substitute the given values in above equation,

$10^2$ = $8^2$ + $6^2$

100 = 64 + 36

100 = 100

So, it satisfies the above condition.

Therefore, the given triangle is a right triangle.

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