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Useful Problem Solving Lists

4 Steps for Problem Solvers

  1. Find Out
  2. Choose a Strategy
  3. Solve
  4. Look Back

10 Strategies for Problem Solvers

  1. Use or Make a Table
  2. Act Out or Use Objects
  3. Make a Picture or Diagram
  4. Look for a Pattern
  5. Make an Organized List
  6. Guess and Check
  7. Make it Simpler
  8. Work Backwards
  9. Use Logical Reasoning
  10. Brainstorm

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