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1.4 – Some Guidelines for Problem Solving


  • Use problem-solving tips to solve a problem.
  • Develop a general strategy for solving problems.


Key Terms

  • Mathematical Sentence – A comparison of two mathematical expressions. The sentence is called an equation if the two sides are equal.



  • Most Important Questions for Solving Problems
    • What do you know?
    • What do you want to find out?
    • What kind of answer do you expect?



  • Problem Solving StepsAlg 1A - Problem Solving Steps

Alg 1A - Problem Solving Steps Broken Down Alg 1A - Understand the Problem Alg 1A - Gather Your Resources Alg 1A - Come toAn Answer Alg 1A - Present Solution

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