problem solving



The process of working through details of a problem to reach a solution. Problem solving may include mathematical or systematic operations and can be a gauge of an individual's critical thinking skills.

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  • When you actively engage in problem solving, you should first identify the specific problem needing to be solved, and then you should weed out the obviously wrong solutions.

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  • There are many different problem solving techniques that can be used when you find yourself in a hard to get out of spot.

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  • As long as you are breathing, you can be problem solving. Sometimes the solution comes out of the problem itself.

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