Having trouble with word problems in algebra? Watch this video to clear a few concepts as well as to learn how to systematically tackle word problems in exams. As explained in the video, the solution to any algebraic problem can be found by using the following 5 steps: 1) Define the variable. 2) Construct the appropriate equation. 3) Properly solving the equation. 4) Finding the solution, taking into account, the conditions mentioned in the problem. 5) Writing the proper units of measure as required. The presenter in the video solves two simple word problems in a step-wise manner to demonstrate the above steps.