Mathematics as a school subject is a very abstract one, often difficult to understand for the students. This statement is even more true for the gypsy students. In the lower-secondary education, it would be worth solving word problems by using arithmetical methods first, then solving such problems first by using arithmetical methods, and then using algebraic methods as well. By doing this, a connection can be created between word problems and equations, and, thus making the teaching-learning process more efficient. In my research, I try to prove this fact.

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Journal: International Journal of Applied Mathematics
Journal ISSN (Print): ISSN 1311-1728
Journal ISSN (Electronic): ISSN 1314-8060
Volume: 30
Issue: 3
Year: 2017

DOI: 10.12732/ijam.v30i3.4

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