# 1.4 – Some Guidelines for Problem Solving

Objectives

• 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.

Notes

• 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 Steps