What good is math if you can't put it to good use? Students need to learn how to use math in real-life situations, and this is what this book will teach them. This book will ensure that students master the "much-feared" math word problem. Learn to apply the math operations to real-life situations. Included is a short review for whole number, fractions, and decimal operations. The book begins with simple one-step problems and progresses slowly to multi-step problems, with plenty of built-in reviews to ensure mastery and success.