Analytical Techinques

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Creative problem solving analytical techniques

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Problem Solving Methods Make a Diagram Cathy knows French and German. Sandra knows Swedish and Russian. Cindy knows Spanish and French. Paula knows German and Swedish. If French is easier than German, Russian harder than Swedish, German easier than Swedish, and Spanish is easier than French, which girl knows the most difficult language?

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Problem Solving Methods Make a Chart Paula, Joanne, and Mary own a total of 16 dogs, among which are 3 poodles, twice as many cocker spaniels, and the remainder German Shepherds and collies. Joanne despises poodles and collies, but owns 4 cocker spaniels and 2 German Shepherds, giving a her a total of 6 dogs. Paula owns 1 poodle and only 2 other dogs, both German Shepherds. Mary owns 3 collies and several other dogs. What other dogs and how many of each does Mary own?

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Problem Solving Methods Go Through the Actions You are facing east, you make an about-face, and then you turn left. Which direction is now on your left? Draw a Picture Belvedere Street is parallel to St. Anthony Street. Davidson is perpendicular to River Street. River Street is parallel to St. Anthony Street. Is Davidson Street parallel or perpendicular to Belvedere?

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Problem Solving Methods Write It Out On a certain day, I ate lunch at Tommy’s, took out two books from the library (The Sea Wolf and Martin Eden, both by Jack London), visited the museum and had a cavity filled. Tommy’s is closed on Wednesday, the library is closed on weekends, the museum is only open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, and my dentist has office hours Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday. On which day of the week did I do all these things?

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Problem Solving Methods Use a Venn Diagram The government wants to contact all druggists, all gun store owners, and all parents in a town. How many people must be contacted, using these statistics? Druggists 10 Gun Store owners 5 Parents 3000 Druggists who own gun stores 0 Druggists who are parents 7 Gun store owners who are parents 3