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### A Guide to Problem Solving

##### Age 16 to 18

This article has lots of useful tips on becoming a skilful problem solver.

### Advanced Mathematical Problem Solving Resources

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Resources for students preparing for advanced problem solving examinations.

### Advanced Problem Solving Module 1

Our first Advanced Problem Solving module provides a gentle introduction to being a problem-solver.

### Advanced Problem Solving Module 10

This module highlights the importance of integration.

### Advanced Problem Solving Module 11

This module offers advice and practice on how to sketch graphs.

### Advanced Problem Solving Module 12

This module looks at how to solve problems involving vectors.

### Advanced Problem Solving Module 13

This module helps you to understand how to approach advanced geometry questions.

### Advanced Problem Solving Module 14

This module explores what you need to know in order to tackle advanced Mechanics questions.

### Advanced Problem Solving Module 15

This module looks at Statistics questions and what you need to know in order to solve them successfully.

### Advanced Problem Solving Module 16

In this module, we explore how to tackle advanced Probability questions.

### Advanced Problem Solving Module 17

This module offers advice and practice on dealing with questions involving Differential Equations.

### Advanced Problem Solving Module 18

This module covers some techniques for dealing with complex numbers.

### Advanced Problem Solving Module 19

This module offers some tricks and tips for dealing with questions involving equations and inequalities.

### Advanced Problem Solving Module 2

The second Advanced Problem Solving module introduces you to mathematical notation and logical thinking.

### Advanced Problem Solving Module 20

This module looks at some of the things you need to understand about polar coordinates.

### Advanced Problem Solving Module 22

This module looks at hyperbolic functions.

### Advanced Problem Solving Module 23

This module looks at some of the key concepts involving series and sums.

### Advanced Problem Solving Module 24

This module offers last-minute hints, advice and practice for preparing for advanced problem solving examinations.

### Advanced Problem Solving Module 3

This Advanced Problem Solving module introduces some important aspects of mathematical proof.

### Advanced Problem Solving Module 4

Our fourth module aims to give you a clearer understanding of the concepts underpinning calculus.

### Advanced Problem Solving Module 5

Our fifth module explains some key calculus skills.

### Advanced Problem Solving Module 6

In our sixth Advanced Problem Solving module, clever substitutions are the key to solving problems.

### Advanced Problem Solving Module 9

In this module, you will learn about proof by induction and apply it to STEP questions.

### Co-operative Problem Solving: Pieces of the Puzzle Approach

##### Age 5 to 16

The content of this article is largely drawn from an Australian publication by Peter Gould that has been a source of many successful mathematics lessons for both children and student-teachers. It. . . .

### Core Maths - Problem Solving

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

These tasks about Problem Solving might be useful if you are teaching Core Maths.

### Developing Excellence in Problem Solving with Young Learners

##### Age 5 to 11

Becoming confident and competent as a problem solver is a complex process that requires a range of skills and experience. In this article, Jennie suggests that we can support this process in three. . . .

### Experiencing Problem Solving

##### Age 5 to 11

Bernard Bagnall looks at what 'problem solving' might really mean in the context of primary classrooms.

### Exploring Problem Solving, Reasoning and Fluency in a Geometrical Context

##### Age 5 to 11

These tasks offer geometrical contexts in which to explore the three aims of the primary National Curriculum for mathematics.

### Fractions Unpacked - Progression in Fractions Through Problem Solving

##### Age 5 to 11

The tasks in this group reflect a progression of ideas associated with fractions but crucially also offer opportunities for learners to develop their problem-solving and reasoning skills.

### How to Use Advanced Problem Solving

##### Age 16 to 18

Getting the most out of these resources

### Improving Problem Solving in Mathematics Through Inquiry-based Learning

##### Age 11 to 16

Publicity for the one day event at the Royal Society, London on Monday 11th November, 2013

### Mastering Mathematics and Problem Solving

##### Age 5 to 18

We have been exploring what mastering mathematics in the context of problem solving means to us at NRICH.

### Mathematical Problem Solving in the Early Years

This article describes how the NRICH Early Years resources aim to further develop young children's natural problem-solving abilities in the context of mathematics.

### Mathematical Problem Solving in the Early Years: Developing Opportunities, Strategies and Confidence

##### Age 3 to 7

In this article for Early Years practitioners, Dr Sue Gifford outlines ways to develop children's problem-solving strategies and confidence in problem solving.

### On Problems and Problem Solving - Looking Backward and Forward

##### Age 5 to 18

Jenny Piggott reflects on the event held to mark her retirement from the directorship of NRICH, but also on problem solving itself.

### Problem Solving and the New Curriculum

##### Age 5 to 11

Is problem solving at the heart of your curriculum? In this article for teachers, Lynne explains why it should be.

### Problem Solving Revisited

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Some last minute hints and tips for problem solving.

### Problem Solving Unpacked 12th December 2014

##### Age 5 to 16

Problem Solving Unpacked: Engage, Inspire and Motivate all students. Resources from the one day conference held at CMS in December 2014.

### Problem Solving, Using and Applying and Functional Mathematics

##### Age 5 to 18 Challenge Level:

Problem solving is at the heart of the NRICH site. All the problems give learners opportunities to learn, develop or use mathematical concepts and skills. Read here for more information.

### Problem Solving: Opening up Problems

##### Age 5 to 16

All types of mathematical problems serve a useful purpose in mathematics teaching, but different types of problem will achieve different learning objectives. In generalmore open-ended problems have. . . .

### The Problem with Problem Solving at Stage 1

##### Age 5 to 7

Choose one of the problems below.

### The Problem with Problem Solving at Stage 2

##### Age 7 to 11

Choose from one of the four problems below.

### What Is Problem Solving?

##### Age 14 to 18

Take a look at the steps involved in thinking through a problem.

### What's the Problem with Problem Solving?

##### Age 5 to 11

Becoming a mathematical problem solver really is the point of doing mathematics, so this article offers ideas and strategies to ensure that every lesson can be a problem solving lesson.