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Lesson 6 - Solve a Simpler Problem

To encourage students 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 students to look for lesser numbers, patterns, and relationships to solve the original problem.

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

Problem Solving TV lets students view a problem solving strategy.

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