# Flashcards - FTCE Math: Problem-Solving Strategies

Flashcards - FTCE Math: Problem-Solving Strategies
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solution
In chemistry, a solution is a homogeneous mixture composed of two or more substances
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Mental math
Mental calculation comprises arithmetical calculations using only the human brain, with no help from calculators, computers, or pen and paper
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equation
In mathematics, an equation is a statement of an equality containing one or more variables
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problem-solving
Problem solving consists of using generic or ad hoc methods, in an orderly manner, for finding solutions to problems
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algorithm
what is algorithm: \"A process or set of rules to be followed in calculations or other problem-solving operations, especially by a computer\"
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algorithm
what is algorithm: \"A process or set of rules to be followed in calculations or other problem-solving operations, especially by a computer\"
problem-solving
Problem solving consists of using generic or ad hoc methods, in an orderly manner, for finding solutions to problems
equation
In mathematics, an equation is a statement of an equality containing one or more variables
Mental math
Mental calculation comprises arithmetical calculations using only the human brain, with no help from calculators, computers, or pen and paper
solution
In chemistry, a solution is a homogeneous mixture composed of two or more substances
counterexample
In logic, and especially in its applications to mathematics and philosophy, a counterexample is an exception to a proposed general rule or law
table
A table is a collection of related data held in a structured format within a database
multiple
In mathematics, a multiple is the product of any quantity and an integer
estimation
Estimation is the process of finding an estimate, or approximation, which is a value that is usable for some purpose even if input data may be incomplete, uncertain, or unstable
Working backwards
Backward chaining is an inference method that can be described as working backward from the goal

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