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Maths Problem solving

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Problem solving for Mathematics

Suitable for all Mathematics GCSE specifications

 
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Inside the Unit...

Areas Covered

  • Lesson 1: Using lists and tables
  • Lesson 2: Using pictures
  • Download sample lesson above
  • Lesson 3: Using bar models
  • Lesson 4: Using x for an unknown
  • Lesson 5: Choosing a strategy
  • Unit assessment

There are 5 exercise sheets, each with answers included in this unit.

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Suitable for ALL examination boards

This standalone unit focuses on the critically important area of mathematics – problem solving. The ability to solve problems has always been at the heart of mathematics, and in recent years, an increased emphasis has been placed on problem solving and reasoning skills through assessment materials.

Suitable for all major GCSE examination specifications, this unit considers a range of strategies and techniques which can be used when faced with a problem to solve. The strategies include making a list, making a table, looking for patterns, drawing a picture and making use of a bar model. Further strategies consider how to make use of x for the unknown and consider situations when this strategy would be useful. The importance of a logical approach is emphasised and exemplified.

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Inside the Unit...

  • Download Free Sample 5.4mb

    Areas Covered

    • Lesson 1: Using lists and tables
    • Lesson 2: Using pictures
    • Download sample lesson above
    • Lesson 3: Using bar models
    • Lesson 4: Using x for an unknown
    • Lesson 5: Choosing a strategy
    • Unit assessment

    There are 5 exercise sheets, each with answers included in this unit.

    Mathematics Mastery

    Our resources apply the principles of Mastery throughout, creating a rich and deep learning experience. Find out more about Mastery with our quick guide.

    Mathematics Mastery

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