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Problems and exercises


  • Practice problems and exercises designed to develop and improve skills in an area of study. For works designed to help prepare for examinations or courses of study, see [Study guides.] For works that consist wholly or chiefly of puzzles, word games, coloring pages, instructions for simple science or craft projects, etc., see [Activity books.]

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  • Form

    • Problems and exercises
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    • Exercises and problems
    • Workbooks
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  • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Sources

    • found: LCSH(--Problems, exercises, etc. UF --Exercises, problems, etc.; --Workbooks. Use as a form subdivision under topical headings for compilations of practice problems or exercises pertinent to the study of the topic)
    • found: Art & architecture thesaurus online, Aug. 8, 2014(exercises. Things made, usually visual works or writings, chiefly in order to practice or display a specific technical point or aspect, especially by students)
    • found: ERIC thesaurus, Aug. 8, 2014(Writing Exercises. Scope Note: Activities designed to aid students in attaining proficiency in handwriting or composition)
    • found: Görlach, M. An alphabetical list of English text types, in Text types and the history of English, c2004:p. 65 (problem: 1 puzzle, riddle; 2 question proposed for discussion)
    • found: Exercises in astronomy, c1987.
    • found: Kenkel, J. Basic chemistry concepts and exercises, c2011.
    • found: Greiner, W. Theoretical physics : text and exercise books, c1989-
    • found: Cowden, D.J. Exercises and problems in business statistics, 1940.
    • found: Westhoff, F. Problems and exercises for intermediate microeconomics, c2000.
    • found: Ouellette, R.J. Organic chemistry study guide : key concepts, problems, and solutions, 2014.
    • found: Sterling, M.J. 1001 algebra I practice problems for dummies, 2013.
    • found: Princeton problems in physics, with solutions, c1991.
    • found: King, A.R. Physics with answers : 500 problems and solutions, 1997.
    • found: Cadwallader, Allen Clayton. Student workbook to accompany Analysis of tonal music, 2007.
    • found: Reitz, J.M. ODLIS : online dictionary for library and information science, Apr. 17, 2017:(workbook: A separately published learning resource containing exercises, sample problems, worksheets, review questions, and other practice materials, usually with blank space for recording answers ... When published in conjunction with a textbook, a workbook is usually bound in softcover, sometimes in a spiral or comb binding)
  • General Notes

    • Practice problems and exercises designed to develop and improve skills in an area of study. For works designed to help prepare for examinations or courses of study, see [Study guides.] For works that consist wholly or chiefly of puzzles, word games, coloring pages, instructions for simple science or craft projects, etc., see [Activity books.]
  • Example Notes

    • Note under [Study guides]
  • Change Notes

    • 2014-12-01: new
    • 2017-07-13: revised
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