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Problem solving using mathematics

STEP 1: Identify the request.
What does the problem ask for?
STEP 2: Respond to the request.
Ask " How Would I Find Out ? "
STEP 3: Generate the result.
Ask "What does the result tell me?"
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The solution shown here uses algebra and shows the result of each step. This, like many problems, can be solved without using algebra. See example 1 at TEACHERS HELPING TEACHERS . The page provides an excellent set of lesson plans.

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A SureMath solution. Copyright 1998, Howard C. McAllister.


Created 7 Dec 1998