The Art of Problem Solving texts have been used by tens of thousands of outstanding students, including many winners of major national contests such as MATHCOUNTS and the American Mathematics Competitions.

Becoming confident and competent as a problem solver is a complex process that requires a range of skills and experience. In this article, Jennie suggests that we can support this process in three principal ways.

This article, written for primary teachers, discusses what we mean by ''''''''''''''''problem-solving skills'''''''''''''''' and draws attention to NRICH tasks which can help develop specific skills.

Find here an annotated list of problem solving websites and books, and a list of math contests. There are many fine resources for word problems on the net! have personally checked & reviewed each website, to make sure it is truly useful.

Scales Problems

A video lesson that shows the solution to 14 different balance problems, starting from the most simple and advancing to some that have double scales.

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“Do you need help with your math problem solving?”

Are you finding it increasingly difficult to help your child with their math work? Are you finding they are using different strategies and methods to do simple sums?

With these two problems, I could never hear my teachers. To make matters worse I used to sit at the back. So, now you know why I.

This is a collection of word problem solvers that solve your problems and help you understand the solutions. All problems are customizable (meaning that you can change all parameters). We try to have a comprehensive collection of school algebra problems. The good news is that the steps to solve word problems are always the same. The bad news is that you may have to think pretty hard.