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Maths Heuristics featured in Absolutely Parents PSLE Guide 2010

Alternate Approach in solving Challenging Mathematical Problems

Unit Transfer Method offers a simple, logical and yet systematic way for understanding and solving higher-order thinking questions.

Solving mathematical questions using the heuristic of model method requires students to conceptualize a visual model in their mind before translating it onto their worksheet. However, interestingly, not all students are apt in this skill of visualizing. For many such students, UTM appeals more since it uses the prevalent knowledge of ratio and tabulation in analyzing problems. More importantly, complementing UTM with model method, allows students to solve questions in nearly all topics ranging from whole number, fraction, decimal, percentage up to ratio. ... Click Here to continue reading


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