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Problem solving

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From: Gail (for Teacher2Teacher Service)
Date: Apr 27, 2001 at 06:52:05
Subject: Re: Problem Solving

Actually, the best way I know to get better at problem solving is to do
lots of it...   but not all by yourself.  Find a friend, or a group of
friends, and share your solutions together.  You will learn that there are
many ways to approach a problem, and that sometimes there is more than one
solution.  Unfortunately there is no "easy way" to become a good problem
solver -- it takes hard work.?

You might also want to take a look at the Ask Dr. Math FAQ:


and the Ask Dr. Math Archives on word problems for some of your "practicing"


I hope you will let us know about your progress...

 -Gail, for the T2T service

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