Pictures, Recasting, and Points of View
Lecture no. 6 from the course: Art and Craft of Mathematical Problem Solving
Taught by Professor Paul Zeitz | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Mathematics Courses
Explore three strategies for achieving a problem-solving breakthrough: draw a picture, change your point of view, and recast the problem. Try these strategies on a selection of intriguing word problems that almost magically yield an answer, once you find a creative way of analyzing the situation.