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