7. Writing Relationship Sentences

Section 1 Introduction

The problems in this chapter are very similar to those in the last chapter except that you must write the relationship sentences yourself. Here is an example.

paper is to trees as iron is to ore

A good problem solver who read and thought aloud as she attempted to write a relationship sentence for this analogy responded as follows: “Paper is to trees as iron is to ore. I think you get iron from ore. And I guess you also get paper from trees. So that’s the analogy. Paper is produced from trees and iron is produced from ore.”

The problem solver wrote her ideas in two separate sentences ...

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