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Is there anyway to get better at problem solving? (Math)

Not just answering questions but at solving "Problems" 

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 Sep 3, 2019
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It helps one to have been born with an amount of analytical intuition, but even if one hasn't, mathematics is still a learnable skill.  My opinion is that the success one has in learning the skill depends on a few things. 

 

Here are a couple. 

 

1) Like math.  Enjoy it.  Have fun with it.  Appreciate its balance, its absolute dependability, and, I would add, its beauty.

 

2) The second thing, I'll tell an anecdote.  A tourist in New York, sightseeing, didn't know his way around the city very well.  He spotted a policeman and decided to ask directions.  He said, "Can you tell me how to get to Carnegie Hall?"  The policeman replied, "Practice, practice, practice!"  LOL.  Math is like other things, the more you do of it, the better you get at it. 

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 Sep 3, 2019
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I'll give you a thumbs up but you butchered that joke.

Rom  Sep 3, 2019
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Sorry, Rom... all I remembered was the idea and the punch line.  But "butchered"...? 

I didn't think my improvisation of the set up was that bad. crying  Thanks for the thumbs up. 

 

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Guest Sep 3, 2019
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Hi guest and Rom,

 

I didn't think it was that bad either.  LOL       

I gave you the other thumbs up.       wink

Melody  Sep 4, 2019
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Thank you.

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