

1. Introduction to ProblemSolving Strategies 





The Working Backwards Strategy in Everyday Life ProblemSolving Situations 





Applying the Working Backwards Strategy to Solve Mathematics Problems 





Problems Using the Working Backwards Strategy 






The Finding a Pattern Strategy in Everyday Life ProblemSolving Situations 





Applying the Finding a Pattern Strategy to Solve Mathematics Problems 





Problems Using the Finding a Pattern Strategy 




4. Adopting a Different Point of View 




The Adopting a Different Point of View Strategy in Everyday Life ProblemSolving Situations 





Applying the Adopting a Different Point of View Strategy to Solve Mathematics Problems 





Problems Using the Adopting a Different Point of View Strategy 




5. Solving a Simpler Analogous Problem 




The Solving a Simpler Analogous Problem Strategy in Everyday Life ProblemSolving Situations 





Applying the Solving a Simpler Analogous Problem Strategy to Solve Mathematics Problems 





Problems Using the Solving a Simpler Analogous Problem Strategy 




6. Considering Extreme Cases 




The Considering Extreme Cases Strategy in Everyday Life ProblemSolving Situations 





Applying the Considering Extreme Cases Strategy to Solve Mathematics Problems 





Problems Using the Considering Extreme Cases Strategy 




7. Making a Drawing (Visual Representation) 




The Making a Drawing (Visual Representation) Strategy in Everyday Life ProblemSolving Situations 





Applying the Making a Drawing (Visual Representation) Strategy to Solve Mathematics Problems 





Problems Using the Making a Drawing (Visual Representation) Strategy 




8. Intelligent Guessing and Testing (Including Approximation) 




The Intelligent Guessing and Testing (Including Approximation) Strategy in Everyday Life ProblemSolving Situations 





Applying the Intelligent Guessing and Testing (Including Approximation) Strategy to Solve Mathematics Problems 





Problems Using the Intelligent Guessing and Testing (Including Approximation) Strategy 




9. Accounting for All Possibilities 




The Accounting for All Possibilities Strategy in Everyday Life ProblemSolving Situations 





Applying the Accounting for All Possibilities Strategy to Solve Mathematics Problems 





Problems Using the Accounting for All Possibilities Strategy 






The Organizing Data Strategy in Everyday Life ProblemSolving Situations 





Applying the Organizing Data Strategy to Solve Mathematics Problems 





Problems Using the Organizing Data Strategy 






The Logical Reasoning Strategy in Everyday Life ProblemSolving Situations 





Applying the Logical Reasoning Strategy to Solve Mathematics Problems 





Problems Using the Logical Reasoning Strategy 




Afterword by Herbert A. Hauptman 




Readings on Problem Solving 



