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Feb 06

Ways to Understand a Problem

Attached is a list of 25 way to understand a problem.  This is the first step in the 4-step Problem-Solving Process.

Students often have only two methods 🙁   Reread the Problem and Ask the teacher.  They need to learn there are other ways to go about understanding a problem.

  1. ……examples…..
  2. Determine what is to be found.
  3. Underline/highlight important parts.
  4. Discuss with a classmate or friend.
  5. Understand the limitations of the problem (what’s legal).
  6. Make a diagram.
  7. Consider the units.
  8. …….

Ways to Understand a Problem  (<<click here [Word])