A One Page FAQ

Will the Algebra Word Problem Solver solve all algebra word problems?

Not all, but it will solve most algebra word problems of the most common types generally encountered in algebra courses. Also, no other word problem solver exists that can solve such a wide range of problems and language variations. Actually, there may not be any other word problem solver programs where you can enter YOUR problems.

But if I search for "algebra word problem solver", I see many other sites listen in the search results.

  • Yes, but they are not algebra word problem solver applications where you can enter your word problem and get a solution in seconds. They generally fall into the following categories:
    • Sites that have lists of many, sometimes many hundreds, of static solved problems, but not yours.
    • Sites that contain keywords that refer to algebra word problems, but are not directly related to solving word problems.
    • Sites where the algebra word problem solvers are people, paid tutors paid by the problem or hour.

I sometimes use my computer, but sometimes my tablet or smartphone. What about this?

You can use any Internet enabled device: Computer, tablet, or smartphone.

Can I copy and paste a problem into the application?

Yes. Not only can you paste your problem, but if your device has speech recognition, you can speak your problem into the app. This works very well with smartphones.

Can I really enter my own word problems and get solutions?

Yes. You can enter and get solutions to more tha 30 different types of word problems. And within these types, it solves many sub-types.

Will the Algebra Word Problem Solver show how to solve the problem or simply give the answer?

It will give you a step-by-step solution.

Will the Algebra Word Problem Solver show how to solve the problem or simply give the answer?

  • All solutions provide step-by-step solutions so that you can learn how to:
    • Extract the Given information from the problem text
    • Determine what the problem is asking you to solve
    • Set up the equations that lead to the solution
    • Solve the equations, showng the steps, resulting in the solution

How long does it take to get a solution?

15 seconds after you submit the problem.

Do I need to know or enter formulas?

No, the program will supply the formulas that are needed. For example, geometry, compound Interest formulas, etc.

Can I print the solutions?

Yes

Can I copy the solutions and paste them into another application such as Microsoft Word?

Yes

Can I use abreviations?

Units words such as ft for feet or mph for miles per hour can be used, but only standard ones can be used. However, do ot use a period with the abreviation. Use "ft", not "ft."

Can I copy the solutions and paste them into another application such as Microsoft Word?

Yes

What causes some problems to fail?

  • There are several possible causes.
    • Spelling errors
    • Punctuation errors
    • Poorly worded problems
    • A problem entered without asking for something to solve for
    • Problems outside the limits of the program

Can I copy the solutions and paste them into another application such as Microsoft Word?

Yes