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Problem Solving Part 1

19 minutes

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Discusses steps to problem solving: read and re-read the problem; identify important information; choose a strategy; and solve and check the answer. Lists the strategies to choose from: guess and check; simpler, related problem; discovery patterns; drawing pictures and diagrams; making lists and charts; and working backwards. Uses the guess and check strategy to solve a problem with approximations. Uses the simpler, related problem strategy to solve a problem involving very large numbers.

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Problem Solving
Episode 1
19 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 10
Problem Solving
Episode 2
21 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 10