Assignment Problem Solving Simulation

Assignment Problem - Amanda Cerda Assignment Problem Solving Simulation Behavioral Science Thomas King PH.D How did you interpret the problem I

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Unformatted text preview: Amanda Cerda Assignment Problem Solving Simulation Behavioral Science Thomas King PH .D. October 13, 2010 How did you interpret the problem? I interpreted the problem as though there would be a definite solution. However as I began to work through the problem first sending the cat across the river I began to think that there was not a solution to be obtained. If I sent either of the animals over it would surely eat or be eaten, but then I thought, “Why couldn’t I take an animal back too?” So although the problem did not state that I could take an animal across twice I found I was able to. Being in the original mindset following the directions specifically I would not have been able to solve this problem. I had to critically analyze and read between the lines in order to come to the appropriate result. What strategy did you use and how did you evaluate your progress? At first I attempted to send the cat to the other side. It was not long before I realized this would not work because as soon as either the dog or mouse arrived one would be eaten. I also realized there was work because as soon as either the dog or mouse arrived one would be eaten....
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2011 for the course BEH 225 taught by Professor Mrking during the Summer '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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Assignment Problem - Amanda Cerda Assignment Problem Solving Simulation Behavioral Science Thomas King PH.D How did you interpret the problem I

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