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Finding a pattern is a strategy in which students look for patterns in the data in order to solve the problem problem solving: find a pattern use this resource to enhance your lesson with the included guidelines and strategies that will help students learn how to find patterns. A standard allows us to evaluate the different intended results offered by alternatives many alternative solutions should be generated before evaluating any of them a common mistake in problem solving is that alternatives are evaluated as they are proposed.
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