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Lesson 6 - Solve a Simpler Problem

To encourage your child to have fun on the Web while learning to Solve a Simpler Problem, here are some games and interactive activities they can do on their own or in pairs.



Solve problems by using a simpler problem.


Builds Upon

Student Book pages 22-23


Instructions for Use

Solve a Simpler Problem prompts your child to look for lesser numbers, patterns, and relationships to solve the original problem.

To use Solve a Simpler Problem, have your child read the website.


Problem Solving TV lets your child view a problem solving strategy.

To use Problem Solving TV, have your child watch the video. Solve the interactive questions at the end of the video. Press the button 'Try It' to begin.