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What is good step-by-step method to deconstruct a math problem.

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Could you be a little more specific? –  Ian Coley Feb 9 at 6:11
    
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At this generality, Feynman's algorithm for solving problems is applicable.

  1. Write the problem down.
  2. Think really hard.
  3. Write the solution.
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