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Problem solving and comprehension

Author: Arthur Whimbey; Jack Lochhead
Publisher: Hillsdale, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, [1986?]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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This popular handbook has been used successfully in high schools and colleges to sharpen students' thinking skills. You can also use it at home or on the job, to help you score higher on tests or just generally improve your thinking ability. Problem Solving and Comprehension shows how you can increase your power to analyze problems and comprehend what you read and hear. First it outlines and illustrates the methods  Read more...
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Whimbey, Arthur.
Problem solving and comprehension.
Hillsdale, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, [1986?]
(OCoLC)562721725
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Whimbey; Jack Lochhead
ISBN: 0898597854 9780898597851 0891680268 9780891680260
OCLC Number: 13914967
Description: v, 342 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Test your mind: see how it works --
Errors in reasoning --
Problem-solving methods --
Verbal reasoning problems --
Six myths about reading --
Analogies --
Writing relationship sentences --
How to form analogies --
Analysis of trends and patterns --
Solving mathematical word problems --
The post-WASI test --
Answer key --
Compute your own IQ.
Responsibility: Arthur Whimbey, Jack Lochhead.

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This popular handbook has been used successfully in high schools and colleges to sharpen students' thinking skills. You can also use it at home or on the job, to help you score higher on tests or just generally improve your thinking ability. Problem Solving and Comprehension shows how you can increase your power to analyze problems and comprehend what you read and hear. First it outlines and illustrates the methods used by good problem solvers, then it gives you practice in applying these successful methods to a variety of questions. -- from back cover.

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