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Characteristics of a problem. How did it present itself and how should it be investigated? What are five steps in framing a problem?

What are the characteristics of a problem?

How might a problem present itself?

How should a problem be investigated and identified?

What are five steps to be considered while framing a problem?

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Critical thinking - Problems

* What are the characteristics of a problem?

The characteristics of problems include questions, doubt, uncertainty, challenge or difficulty; something that requires answer(s), probing, understanding, or clarity.

* How might a problem present itself?

A problem might present itself in many ways as there are many variations to everything in life. It can be mathematical requesting a solution; unruly as a person; a dilemma that requires thought and solution; or any sort of puzzle or riddle that seeks an answer or resolve.

* How should a problem be investigated and identified?

A problem should be investigated and identified as Cuesta.edu references by:
? "Developing evidence to support views
? Analyzing situations ...

Solution Summary

The cited solution clearly reports the characteristics of a problem and adequately responds to the other questions. Beyond that, there is a section entitled, Keys to Problem Solving.

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