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ERIC Number: EJ314439
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
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In Praise of Trial and Error.
Butts, Thomas
Mathematics Teacher, v78 n3 p167-73 Mar 1985
The use of trial-and-error strategies to solve problems is endorsed. Types of problems with which trial and error is effective are discussed, with examples of how it is used, and teaching considerations are briefly considered. A computer program for one problem is included. (MNS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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