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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 short cut shown above is the Factor-Label method sometimes called the crossing-out method. For additional description of this method see Factor-Label: A unit conversion process and Factor Label Method.
The Calender in Mathematics Teachers published by the
National Council of Teacher of Mathematics provides many excellent
problems and their solutions.


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