# Ch 1: Mathematical Reasoning & Problem-Solving: Help and Review

The Mathematical Reasoning & Problem-Solving chapter of this Contemporary Math: Help & Review course is the simplest way to master reasoning and problem-solving in math. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you learn the essentials of math reasoning and problem-solving.

## Who's It For?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering reasoning and problem-solving math material will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn reasoning and problem-solving in math. Among those who would benefit are:

• Students who have fallen behind in understanding mathematical reasoning and problem solving
• Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
• Students who prefer multiple ways of learning math (visual or auditory)
• Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
• Students who need an efficient way to learn about reasoning and problem-solving in math
• Students who struggle to understand their teachers
• Students who attend schools without extra math learning resources

## How It Works:

• Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
• Press play and watch the video lesson.
• Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
• Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
• Verify you're ready by completing the Mathematical Reasoning and Problem-Solving chapter exam.

## Why It Works:

• Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
• Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
• Be Ready on Test Day: Use the mathematical reasoning and problem-solving chapter exam to be prepared.
• Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any math question. They're here to help!
• Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

## Students Will Review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a reasoning and problem-solving unit of a standard contemporary math course. Topics covered include:

• Critical thinking
• Logical fallacies, such as false cause, hasty generalization, limited choice and circular reasoning
• Appeals to popularity, ignorance and emotion
• Proposition, truth value, negation and truth tables in math problems
• Conditional statements in problem solving
• Inductive, deductive and connective reasoning and how those can be applied in math reasoning and problem solving
• Polya's problem-solving method
• The Three-Way principle and estimation to solve math problems
• Mathematical models

15 Lessons in Chapter 1: Mathematical Reasoning & Problem-Solving: Help and Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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