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# Problem-Solving Strategies for Efficient and Elegant Solutions, Grades 6-12

**Second Edition**

Afterword by Nobel Laureate Herbert A. Hauptman

*Help students become skilled and confident problem solvers!*

This updated edition illustrates ten basic strategies for solving a wide range of mathematics problems and provides numerous examples to show how these techniques can be incorporated into a mathematics curriculum. Teachers and mathematics specialists can develop students' creative problem-solving skills through strategies such as working backwards, finding a pattern, adopting a different point of view, or making a visual representation. The new edition includes:

- References to current NCTM standards
- Examples of new problems for teaching the strategies
- Solutions to sample problems
- Extensive discussions of the strategies used to solve sample problems

**Grade Level:**6-12**ISBN:**9781412959704**Published By:**Corwin**Year:**2008**Page Count:**280**Publication date:**March 20, 2008