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Joy of Creative Math Problem Solving

GATE Math Program
Creative Problem Solving
Working on Problems
Problem Solving Approach
Learning From Reflection
Relevant Math Concepts
Motivation
Attitude
Beliefs
Practice Problems
Problem Solving Books
Math In Space and Aeronautics
Math Games
Math Puzzles
Math Magic
Math Videos
Interactive Math Applets

How to work on problems?




NCTM recommended that problem solving be the focus of mathematics teaching because  it encompasses skills and functions which are an important part of everyday life.  Problem solving is an essential and central part of NCTM standards.  Mathematical thinking abilities are important in learning about yourself and about the world.

The focus on this site is on hard mathematical problems where the approach is solving the problem is not obvious to the problem solver at the outset of problem solving process.  Different aspects of mathematical problem solving process  include motivation, problem solving approach, attitude, beliefs, learning from reflection and relevant background knowledge of math concepts.