Students who often complain when faced with challenging word problems will be engaged as they acquire essential problem solving skills that are applicable beyond the math classroom. The authors of Crossing the River with Dogs: Problem Solving for College Students: - Use the popular approach of explaining strategies through dialogs from fictitious students- Present all the classic and numerous non-traditional problem solving strategies (from drawing diagrams to matrix logic, and finite differences) - Provide a text suitable for students in quantitative reasoning, developmental mathematics, mathematics education, and all courses in between - Challenge students with interesting, yet concise problem sets that include classic problems at the end of each chapter With Crossing the River with Dogs, students will enjoy reading their text and will take with them skills they will use for a lifetimeUse the principal, common understandings of words. athematics students often use Venn diagrams to categorize things because Venn diagrams can clearly ... When you draw Venn diagrams, you can use loops, closed circles, or rectangles.

Title | : | Crossing the River With Dogs |

Author | : | Ken Johnson, Ted Herr, Judy Kysh |

Publisher | : | Springer Science & Business Media - 2004 |

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