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RQWQCQ is a strategy that will help you solve math word problems. Each of the letters stands for a step in the strategy: r ead the entire problem to learn what it is about, find the q uestion to be answered, w rite the facts needed to answer the question, decide on the computations needed to answer the q uestion, set up the problem on paper and do the c omputations, and q uestion whether your answer is possible?    
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A simile is a comparison made between two things that are not alike in most ways, but are alike in one important way. In a simile, the words 'like' and 'as' are used to signal that a comparison is being made between two things. Similes are used to emphasize a certain characteristic of something. The comparison made in a simile is often unusual, but allows the listener or reader to form a mental image of the comparison. Here are some examples and a strategy for dealing with similes.  
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Study Skills Curriculum for
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- Grades 6-12
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Getting into the college of your choice has become increasingly competitive. While there is some variability in what admissions offices look for, the following are the factors considered by most schools. One thing colleges look for is a rigorous high school class schedule. Doing well in AP and honors classes is a major plus.  
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Free Study Tip Do the hard work first. if you do you will go from hard work to easy work. You will lose the stress of your work getting harder as you go further and you will get done quicker.
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Student, 7th Grade
St.Charles , Iowa
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Another free Study Tip When I study what helps me is my music. I put on my earphones so I can block out interruptions or distractions.
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Student, 10th grade
Goldsboro, North Carolina
A random study tip submitted by one of our visitors During exam time, it is very important to keep yourself hydrated. So you must drink lots of water. Always be positive about your exams. Do not leave out any part of the chapter. This will give you roaring success in the yearly examinations.
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