Heuristic Strategies in Mathematical Problem-Solving Skills


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problem solving
heuristic strategies

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Georgina Elizabeth Soledispa Chico, G. E., & Parra Romero, S. M. (2024). Heuristic Strategies in Mathematical Problem-Solving Skills. Universidad Ciencia Y Tecnología, 28(Special), 88-97. https://doi.org/10.47460/uct.v28iSpecial.775


Solving math problems is one of the main challenges faced by students at all levels of education, for some, it is an exciting challenge, but for others, it can be a situation of great complexity and emotional stress. In this way, in this work the resolution of mathematical problems using heuristic strategies has been proposed, so that the student can face calculation situations with a general and broad vision, approaching the problem with multiple approaches and without getting stuck in the attempt to find a single solution. We worked with a group of 30 students so that it was possible to validate a contrast between the procedures used before and after the strategies. The main results show that heuristic strategies are a significant contribution to the visualization and resolution of mathematical problems, but they require their implementation and development permanently.



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