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Clarify what’s being asked.
If necessary, rephrase the question
Select a strategy
Trial & error, search, deductive reasoning, knowledge-based, working backwards
Step 4: Solve using the strategy
Step 5: Review the answer
KUDOS method for solving work problems:
K = Known
U = Unknown
D = Definition
O = Output
S = Substantiation
Mathematics exam preparation tips:
Stay ahead of the game
Make a cheat-sheet
Know the format of the test and information that’s fair game
Make a mock exam
Attend the review session
Get help early
Exam taking tips:
Arrive early and prepared
Listen & Read instructions carefully
Memory dump first
Skim the test and form a plan
Answer questions sequentially
Apply the guessing rule
Scan all the choices
Avoid word confusion
Beware of absolutes
Show partial work
Don’t forget units
Don’t be fooled by blank space
Rapid Study Kit for "Title":
Core Concept Tutorial
Problem Solving Drill
Review Cheat Sheet
"Title" Tutorial Summary :
Problem solving skills are needed to successfully solve word problems. Strategies to use when solving a Calculus word problem are introduced to assist on the development of more advanced Calculus ideals.
The KUDOS method gives anyone who is first attempting to solve a Calculus problem the knowledge needed to master word problems. KUDOS stands for known, unknown, definition, output, and substantiation. In addition to problem solving, this tutorial gives important tips to succeed on tests and master difficult mathematics courses such as Advanced Calculus. Multiple choice, free response, and essay tips are all covered.
Specific Tutorial Features:
Step by step examples to help apply problem solving techniques.
Graphic organizers to help convey the problem solving tips discussed.
Concept map showing inter-connections of new concepts in this tutorial and those previously introduced.
Definition slides introduce terms as they are needed.
Visual representation of concepts
Animated examples—worked out step by step
A concise summary is given at the conclusion of the tutorial.
"Title" Topic List:
Problem solving techniques and when to use them
General problem-solving techniques in Calculus
Calculus word problems and their solutions
How to prepare for a Calculus exam
Tips for taking Calculus exams