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Problem-Solving Strategy #2: Do Something

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Innovation in research and business is not an easy pursuit. Many times one is stymied and not even able to conceive of any next step to take. Perhaps the most powerful of problem-solving techniques, in mathematics and in life, is to simply DO SOMETHING, now matter how irrelevant or unhelpful it may seem!

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Find other problem-solving strategies you can use on the MAA American Mathematics Competitions and other competitions here.