Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Linear Equation Heuristics

Problem Solving Heuristics
4-step process according to Polya
Step 1: understanding problem
Step 2: Devising a Plan
Step 3: Carrying out the Plan
Step 4: Looking Back

Task 1 
Individually review the various problem solving strategies on the linoit and 
(1) identify a problem solving strategies eg. guess and check
(2) provide an example on how to use this strategy 
resource: 
refer to the videos in the link 
ACE learning 
any reliable sites on problem solving Heuristics 


Task 2 
working in pairs, solve the following problems and post your solution as a new entry. you may write on a piece of paper and upload as a picture. The following students have been identified as ics of the respective questions. 
Find a buddy and together solve and post the solution as a new posting. 


Classwork 
Q1 Kevin 
Q2 Jovan 
Q3 Kuang Seng 
Q4 Ryan Chew 
Q5 Rui Zhi 
Q6 Malcolm 
Q7 Ruo Song 
Challenge Yourself 
Q1 Sherman 
Q2 Denzel 
Q3 Issac 
Q4 Shawn Liew 

Sample problem and solution 
Example 3

1 comment:

  1. Q5)
    x=sum of money
    $1.60*n+$0.80=x
    $0.70x(n+10)+$0.10=x
    n=?
    x=$7+$0.10+$0.7n
    x=$1.6n+$0.80
    1.6n-0.7n=0.9n
    7.10-0.80=6.30
    0.9n=6.30
    n=7
    (i)Mrs Tan bought 7 mangoes.
    7x$1.60+$0.80=$12
    (ii)Mrs Tan had $12 to buy fruits
    By Nicky Epic Tan and Choy Whereistheruizhi

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