Rene Descartes.
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1. Read the problem completely before starting the problem. Word problems are lengthy and contain a lot of information. 2. Determine what the problem is asking. Because word problems
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n. The analysis of geometric structures and properties principally by algebraic operations on variables defined in terms of position coordinates.
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