Polya's "How to Solve It"

G. Polya, Princeton University Press, 1945

Main Questions

  1. What is the unknown?
  2. What are the data?
  3. What is the condition [constraint]?

Problem Solving Phases

  1. Understand the problem.
  2. Make a plan.
  3. Carry out the plan.
  4. Review and discuss the completed solution.