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Problem-solving strategies for efficient and elegant solutions, grades 6-12 : a resource for the mathematics teacher

Author: Alfred S Posamentier; Stephen Krulik
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, CA : Corwin Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This updated edition presents ten strategies for solving a wide range of mathematics problems, plus new sample problems.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Posamentier, Alfred S.
Problem-solving strategies for efficient and elegant solutions, grades 6-12.
Thousand Oaks, CA : Corwin Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)697770697
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred S Posamentier; Stephen Krulik
ISBN: 9781412959698 1412959691 9781412959704 1412959705
OCLC Number: 173748621
Description: xv, 260 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction to problem-solving strategies --
Working backwards --
Finding a pattern --
Adopting a different point of view --
Solving a simpler analogous problem --
Considering extreme cases --
Making a drawing (visual representation) --
Intelligent guessing and testing (including approximation) --
Accounting for all possibilities --
Organizing data --
Logical reasoning.
Responsibility: Alfred S. Posamentier, Stephen Krulik ; afterword by Herbert A. Hauptman.
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