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Problem solving and comprehension / Arthur Whimbey, Jack Lochhead.

Author/Creator:
Whimbey, Arthur.
Edition:
6th ed.
Publication:
New York : Routledge, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (400 p.)
Subjects:
Problem solving -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Comprehension -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Reasoning -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
System Details:
text file
Summary:
This popular book shows students how to increase their power to analyze problems and to comprehend what they read. First, it outlines and illustrates the method that good problem solvers use in attacking complex ideas. Then, it provides practice in applying these methods to a variety of comprehension and reasoning questions. Books on the improvement of thinking processes have tended to be complicated and less than useful, but the authors of this renowned text emphasize a simple but effective approach. The ""Whimbey Method"" of teaching problem solving is now recognized as an invaluable means o
Contents:
""BOOK COVER""; ""TITLE""; ""COPYRIGHT""; ""CONTENTS""; ""PREFACE""; ""I. TEST YOUR MIND�SEE HOW IT WORKS""; ""II. ERRORS IN REASONING""; ""III. PROBLEM-SOLVING METHODS""; ""IV. VERBAL REASONING PROBLEMS""; ""V. SIX MYTHS ABOUT READING""; ""VI. ANALOGIES""; ""VII. WRITING RELATIONSHIP SENTENCES""; ""VIII. HOW TO FORM ANALOGIES""; ""IX. ANALYSIS OF TRENDS AND PATTERNS""; ""X. DEDUCTIVE AND HYPOTHETICAL THINKING THROUGH DAYS OF THE WEEK""; ""XI. SOLVING MATHEMATICAL WORD PROBLEMS""; ""XII. THE POST-WASI TEST""; ""XIII. MEETING ACADEMIC AND WORKPLACE STANDARDS: HOW THIS BOOK CAN HELP""
""XIV. HOW TO USE PAIR PROBLEM SOLVING""""APPENDIX I. ANSWER KEY""; ""APPENDIX II. COMPUTE YOUR OWN IQ""; ""REFERENCES""
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 386-387).
OCLC-licensed vendor bibliographic record.
Contributor:
Lochhead, Jack, 1944-
ISBN:
1-135-70617-4
1-135-70618-2
1-282-50375-8
9786612503757
1-4106-0139-0
0-585-27723-0
OCLC:
609855670
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