Six Problem-Solving Steps

 Challenge solutions should follow a specific problem-solving format:
  1. Write what you know about the problem (the facts)
  2. Write what you are looking for in the problem (the question(s))
  3. Write ALL of your strategies (Everything you do to try to solve the problem).
  4. Write your solutions (the answer(s)).
  5. Explain how you checked your work.  (Be sure it's correct.)
  6. Extend the problem by writing a new problem based on the original.  (This is so much fun and really adds to the conversations. 

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