mathematician toolbox

1. Act it out.

2. Make a model.

3. Break problem in to manageable parts.

4. Guess cheek and improve.

5. Look for and describe with pattern or rule.

6. Write a sum or number sentence .

7. Make a table or list.

8. Have I seen a similar problem.

9. Draw a diagram or graph.

10. Test all possibilities.

11. Work backwards.

12. Find an exception.