# CCSS.Math.Practice.MP1 Make sense of problems and persevere in

```Teaching Habits of Mind: Helping
students find ways in to problems
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Look for Patterns
Tinker
Describe
Visualize
Represent Symbolically
Prove
Check for Plausibility
• Take Things Apart
• Conjecture
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Work Backwards
Re-examine the problem
Change Representations
Create
CCSS.Math.Practice.MP1 Make
sense of problems and
persevere in solving them.
Teaching Habits of Mind: Helping
students find ways in to problems
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•
•
•
•
•
•
Look for Patterns
Tinker
Describe
Visualize
Represent Symbolically
Prove
Check for Plausibility
• Take Things Apart
• Conjecture
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•
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•
Work Backwards
Re-examine the problem
Change Representations
Create
Tinker:
If someone multiplied the first
211 primes together
what would be the units digit
of the product?
Tinker:
Make your own set of numbers that has:
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A mean of 40, a median of 40, and a
mode of 30.
b. A mean of 35, a mode of 30, and a
median of 50.
Change or Simplify the Problem:
The number 73 can be
written as the sum of 73
consecutive integers. What is
the product of these 73
integers?