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Problem Solving: A Standard for Staples Students

Putting the pictures together in the puzzle. |Photo courtesy of SXC

March 26, 2010

A student stares at a nonsensical problem on a math test. He had studied all week, and had participated in class. But once face–to–face with the test itself, he could not solve this one problem. The method of trying solutions and mentally figuring out what to do with an unknown problem is referred to as problem solving. And ...

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