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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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problem solving using suremath

A substantial number of problems of this kind can be constructed presenting a variety of challenges. For example "How many peas in a can of peas?", "How many poped corns in a bag of popcorn?" "How many gumballs in one of those big spherical machines seen in some stores?" "How many carbon atoms in the human body?" "How many stars can one see on a clear night?"
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