ERIC Number: EJ389603
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Three Hungry Men and Strategies for Problem Solving.
Watson, Jane M.
For the Learning of Mathematics, v8 n3 p20-26 Nov 1988
Presents a selection of solutions of the "Three Hungry Men" problem from grade three to college students with three different strategies used: backward, forward, and forward/backward strategies. Provides error patterns in each strategy. Discusses some implications for teaching of problem solving. (YP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
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