Problem solving techniques

Versatile use of Base Equalization Technique by its Abstraction

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In a set of components each having multiple entities, identify the base to be equalized; identify the target value to be equalized to and equalize the bases of each component in the set to establish direct relationship between the other entities...

Base equalization technique is indispensable for solving fraction problems

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Base equalization technique produces quick solutions in indices problems. But that is not the only area of application of this more general concept. For solving problems on fractions also, the base equalization technique is indispensable...

An unexpectedly successful application of Consult the Expert technique

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True, how little do we know! No I am not talking about the subject of our individual expertise area. I am just observing a fact that being for example an out and out academician when you face the problem of commenting on the price of a prime old property you may feel totally at sea...

How to convert a mishap to a blessing using principle of hidden opportunity

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I always thought till sometime back - mishaps and really bad things would happen around me and NEVER to me. You also would have thought so. Till the first misfortune struck. And then other misfortunes followed. You feel cornered and deeply depressed. Know for sure that dark days will end and strangely, you would one day find unexpected opportunities spring up out of the misfortune that caused you so much trouble...

Problem solving techniques of memory indexing and summarization

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A special process that you have used for fast and effective recall of a piece of knowledge forms a powerful technique for solving memorization and recall type of problem situations. Such a process uses indexed memory and needs extreme summarization as a capability...

Problem solving rule-set and deductive reasoning for fault diagnosis

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Use of a special problem solving rule-set and experience based deductive reasoning sometimes help in solving a tough and baffling real life problem of fault diagnosis type. In any fault diagnosis environment such rule-sets can be formed and used with great benefits...

Complex logic analysis using problem breakdown and other techniques

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Logic analysis primarily deals with yes/no variables or questions. The core concept of this approach of limiting the number of final possible outcomes to only two makes this world of yes/no a certain world. Though attractive, logic analysis by itself is of little use in real world problem solving, as most of the parameters and criteria in real world problem solving have inherent subjectivity in them. But we may use logic analysis together with other problem solving resources and deductive reasoning to solve complex problems systematically...

Simple Logic analysis

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We frequently use the term ‘logic’. People who use logic to back up their comments, decisions or actions are considered as logical. Sometimes this term is interchangeably used with the term ‘rational’. People who do not behave or act according to commonly accepted norms are termed as irrational. Human beings do not always follow stringent logic. Nevertheless ‘logic’ is a well-defined technical term; there is nothing vague in ‘logic’...


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