Problem Solving - examples and solutions


MEI Problem Solving Guide

This guide has been produced by MEI for all teachers of GCSE and A level Mathematics to support them with the problem solving content of these qualifications. The guide, the examples, and their solutions are provided below as separate documents.

Mathematical Problem Solving – A Guide for Teachers
Key Problem Solving Skills Posters (coming soon)

Examples

GCSE

AS/A level

Solution

 

Example 1

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Example 2

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Example 3

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Example 4

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Example 5

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Example 6

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Example 7

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Example 8

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Example 9

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Example 10

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Example 11

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Example 12

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Example 13

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Example 14

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Example 15

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Example 16

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Example 17

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Example 18

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Example 19

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Example 25

 

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Further GCSE problems (coming soon)
Further AS and A level problems (coming soon)