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## Solve It! Lemon Tea?

### little problems with big solutions

To elicit creative student thinking, this open-ended problem asks solvers to calculate mixtures of lemon and tea.

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## Solve It: Student Thinking:Tom versus Tom

### big solutions to little problems

“Who has had the better career, Tom Hanks or Tom Cruise?” elicited discussion about students' data choices. The Solve It problem original appeared in the February 2014 issue.

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## Polygon Area and Perimeter

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To elicit creative student thinking, this open-ended problem asks solvers to analyze area and perimeter.

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## The Fire Pit

### Little Problems with Big Solutions

To elicit creative student thinking, this open-ended problem asks solvers to analyze area and perimeter.

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## Parts of a Parallelogram

### Big Solutions to Little Problems

This Solve It problem about polygons originally appeared in the April 2014 issue.

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## Solve It! Seeing Dots

### little problems with big solutions

To elicit creative student thinking, this open-ended problem asks solvers to build polygons on a geoboard.

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## Solve It! Tom versus Tom

### little problems with big solutions

To elicit creative student thinking, this open-ended problem asks solvers to calculate which movie career was more successful, that of Tom Cruise or Tom Hanks.

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## Solve It! Picking and Packing Strawberries

### little problems with big solutions

To elicit creative student thinking, this open-ended problem asks solvers to calculate fractional parts of crates of strawberries.

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## Solve It!: Parts of a Parallelogram

### little problems with big solutions

To elicit creative student thinking, this open-ended problem asks solvers to calculate the ratio of areas of a parallelogram.

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## Solve It: Student Thinking: Lemon Tea?

Solutions to a November 2013 Solve It problem are discussed, and the procedures used with problem solving are explored.