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A universal way to solve problems, from a mathematical genius

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Solving Problems

Problems have to be understood fundamentally before they are to be solved.

A problem may not just be a question requiring an answer but may require a process, and a methodology to see what cannot be seen easily.

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We are normally tackling a problem by straight away jumping towards an answer, which is a wrong methodology. We need to find the fundamental issue, developing an intuition for what we are operating on. 

Prune the unimportant stuff and find the foundation: t

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Once we find the true form of a problem, we are halfway towards a solution.

  • Creatively reshaping and restructuring a problem makes us look at it from different angles, and provides us valuable knowledge about the problem and the possible solution.
  • Analyzing why...

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Analyzing a problem and finding a solution isn't just about a theoretical, quantitative understanding; it requires a creative and expansive mindset to multiply the information.

Having a good idea to solve a problem isn't enough and true genius consists of finding an out-of-box solution t...

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Identifying and attacking a problem is a complex and three-dimensional process.

It takes both critical and creative thinking to effectively solve a problem.

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