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Problem Solving Part 2

20 minutes 43 seconds

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Reviews the concepts presented in Problem Solving Part 1. Lists the strategies to choose from when solving problems: guess and check; simpler, related problem; discovering patterns; drawing pictures and diagrams; making lists and charts; and working backwards. Uses the discovering patterns strategy to solve a problem by finding patterns in number sequences. Solves a problem with incomplete information by using the making lists and charts strategy. Uses the drawing pictures strategy to solve a problem about the number of poles needed to build a fence. Then solves a problem about a financial transaction by using the working backwards strategy.

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Closeup of a hand using a black marker to write on a white paper on a clipboard on the grass. The paper reads, "Read and Reread." Caption. Step 1, read and reread the problem.
Problem Solving
Episode 1
18 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 10
Woman in a white coat sitting and looking into a microscope in a lab. A graphic of 6 human cells appears at the bottom of the screen. Caption. Doubling the total number of cells each time.
Problem Solving
Episode 2
20 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 10