rote and insight.
random search and heuristic.
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One day, a classmate with whom you've been trying to go out socially gives you his/her number on a napkin (it was the only
thing you had handy at the time). Unfortunately, when you wash your jeans, you forget to take out the napkin, and now all you can
piece together of the phone number are the first six digits. If you go to the phone and dial the first six digits plus "0", then dial the first six
digits plus "1", then dial the first six digits plus "2", etc. until you dial the correct number, you are solving the problem by
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using heuristics.
rote.
trial and error.
insight.
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Approaching a problem by using a learned set of rules produces a solution that is achieved by
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understanding.
recognition.
rote.
trial and error.
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The use of an algebraic equation to determine how many scoops of coffee are needed to make 20 cups illustrates problem-
solving by
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trial and error.
rote.
understanding.
heuristics.
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An algorithmic solution to a problem is one in which
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the answer is arrived at using lexigrams.
the answer is arrived at by brainstorming.
a learned set of rules is used in answering the problem.

all of these are used.
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A learned set of rules that always leads to a correct solution is known as
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an algorithm.
a heuristic.
insight.
the functional solution.
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Ginny is 70 years old and is taking a computer course at the local community college. She is learning to use the word
processing feature on a computer and is attempting to "copy and paste" a section of text. As she attempts this procedure, she "talks"
herself through the steps that her instructor taught her. Ginny is using _____ in completing this task.
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an algorithm
a heuristic
insight
a random search strategy
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You are asked to multiply a three-digit number and a two-digit number. You follow the steps you were taught in fifth grade,
and you correctly answer the problem. You utilized
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a heuristic.
an algorithm.
insight.
divergent thinking.
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Solutions by understanding depend on
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algorithms.
trial and error methods.
mechanical approaches to problem solving.
a deeper comprehension of the nature of the problem.

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