Three Sample - Problem Solving Heuristics

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      Four Step Problem Solving Heuristic

      1. Understand the problem

      2. Devise a plan

      3. Carry out the plan

      4. Examine the solution

       

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    Four Step Problem Solving Heuristic

    1. Understand the problem

    2. Choose a strategy

    3. Solve it

    4. Look back

     

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    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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