Problem Solving Methods: Definition & Types


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What are problem-solving methods?

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1. When are problem-solving skills useful?

2. Rita has been assigned a large task at her job at a computer tech company. She has decided to break it up into small steps. What problem-solving method is she using?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The worksheet and attached quiz will guide you as you discover what you know about problem solving types and methods. You'll need to know certain things like what problem solving methods are and why they are important.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Discover how well you know how to:

  • Recognize problem solving methods discussed in the lesson
  • Name a method where multiple pathways are attempted to find which one works best
  • Analyze a given problem solving method scenario

Skills Practiced

The quiz and worksheet will help you to practice the following study skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on problem solving types and methods
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about why problem-solving methods are important
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the attempts at multiple things to find out which one works the best and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

For more on this subject, make use of the lesson called Problem Solving Methods: Definition & Types. The lesson will adhere to the following study objectives:

  • Define problem solving methods
  • Assess examples
  • Define analogy