xxii Prefs-ce chapter and by making up and solving an original problem. Problem P4-I gives some guidelines for developing original problems. A number of tech- niques that can aid the sntdents in practicing and enhancing their creativity can be found in FogIer and CeBlanc5 and in the Thoughts on Problem Solving sec- tion on the CD-ROM and on the web site wwu:engifiumich.edu/-ere. We will use these techniques, such as Osborn's checklist and de Bono's lateral thinking (which involves considering other people's views and responding to random stimulation) to answer add-on questions such as those in Table P-3. (1 ! Brainstorm ideas to a~k another question or suggest another calculation that can be made for this homework problem (2) Bralnstorin ways you could work this homework problem incorrectly. (3) Brainslorn ways to maie this problem easier or more difficult or more exciting. (4) Brainstorm a lisl of thlngs you learned from working this homework problem and what ynu thtnk the p i n t of the problem is.
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