Eight Step Problem Solving Heuristic

  1. Understand the problem
  2. Restate the problem in your own words
  3. Identify important information
  4. Identify strategies that might solve the problem
  5. Can I solve the problem?
    If not, can anyone solve the problem? Research?
  6. Try a strategy
  7. Check the outcome
  8. Can the problem be solved another way?



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