## 6.9 Outline

1. Guidelines for problem solving
2. Examples
2. DVR recording
3. time to fill swimming pool
4. Peanuts age problem
5. estimation puzzle

## 6.9 Essential Ideas

The entire section provides additional practice with Polya’s problem solving procedure, which we restate here … See the whole entry

## 6.7 Outline

1. Ratios
1. definition
2. reduce a ratio
2. Proportions
1. definition
2. property of proportions
3. solving proportions
1. cross-product divided by the number opposite the unknown
2. procedure

## 6.6 Outline

1. Introduction to problem solving
1. principle of substitution
2. procedure
3. translating
1. sum
2. difference
3. product
4. quotient
2. Number relationships
1. formulate an equation
2. consecutive integers
3. Distance relationships
4. Pythagorean relationships
1. If two sides of a right triangle are know, the third can be found
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## Reference Topics 1-1

PASCAL’S TRIANGLE:
An interactive version of Pascal’s Triangle.
http://mathforum.org/dr.cgi/pascal.cgi

Here is another site on Pascal’s triangle:

PROBLEM SOLVING:
This site give a nice introduction to problem-solving.
http://mathfocus.tripod.com/page3.html
A site which lists other sites on mathematical puzzles:
https://www.mynhusd.org/See the whole entry

Videos:

Questions to ask yourself to help with your success in mathematics (time: 4:18)

Problem solving strategies (time 3:10)

Creativity and Problem Solving (time: 8:57)

Here is a short clip showing how to build Pascal’s triangle:???See the whole entry

## 1.1 Outline

1. A word of encouragement
2. Hints for success
3. Writing mathematics
4. Guidelines for solving
1. problem solving
2. problem levels
3. guideline; list (see below)
5. Problem solving by patterns
1. Pascal’s triangle
2. Street problem
3. Cows and chickens
4. Birth orders

## 1.1 Essential Ideas

Guidelines for … See the whole entry