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I've tried looking up this word in dictionaries + translate tools, it all say the word 「うめる」means is "to bury". So what does it mean in this sentence?

わかるところからうめるようにしましょう。

I read it on the start section of a textbook, so I guess it means something like "this book will explain everything a little by little", but I'm not sure is it true or not.

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[埋]{う}める can also mean "to fill in (a form, blank)".

eg

[空欄]{くうらん}を[埋]{う}めましょう。
Fill in the blanks.


To break your sentence into smaller chunks...

わかる -- understand, know the answer to
ところ -- the part
から -- from, starting from
うめる -- fill in, fill up, fill out
ようにしましょう -- let's try, please try

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