How to Solve It, by G Polya
Published 2009-05-14 @ 16:13
(via Brodie’s Thinking Forth: A Language and Philosophy for Solving Problems)
- Determine your goal.
- Picture the problem as a whole.
- Develop a plan.
- Think of an analogous problem.
- Work forward.
- Work backward.
- Recognize the auxiliary problem(s).
- Step back from the problem.
- Use whole-brain thinking.
- Evaluate your solution. Look for other solutions.