Problem Solving



mathematical problems come in all types and sizes. problems can be closed or open-ended investigations.

it is helpful to have a method or strategy for solving problems.

one such method involves 4 steps:

  • read
  • plan
  • solve
  • answer

to get better at problem solving, practice solving problems!

Key Skills 


  • develop strategies for solving mathematical problems.
  • write solutions to problems that clearly communicate the methods used.
  • solve a range of types of problem.