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Solving (Math) Problems

Over the weekend Anthony and I tried to figure out why his latest Math test results didn't match his grasp of Mathematics (nice way to say: he did badly and had a lot of "slips of the pen"). He loves to jump right into the calculation skipping the "Due diligence" part. So we came up with a mind map to outline the steps he needs to take. It turns out, that this map serves as a general guideline to problem solving (admitting high level). Here you go:
8 Steps to solve a math problem
Update: Forgot one rule (thanks to Steve Pridemore): Don't do mental math at 1am

Posted by on 25 May 2009 | Comments (0) | categories: After hours


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