Problem Solving provides students with a general approach and strategies to solve problems in real life. The text is easy to read and geared mainly for students who dislike math. Problems throughout the book range from easy to difficult, and require minimal mathematical experience. While possessing knowledge is one important requirement to solving problems, there are many others. Problem Solving focuses on providing strategies to help students become proactive, successful, and confident problem solvers.DeFranco, Thomas is the author of 'Problem Solving', published 2004 under ISBN 9780759342644 and ISBN 0759342644.