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Transformational Analogy

Look for a similar solution and copy it to the new situation making suitable substitutions where appropriate.

E.g. Geometry.

If you know about lengths of line segments and a proof that certain lines are equal (Fig. 29) then we can make similar assertions about angles.


Fig. 29 Transformational Analogy Example

Carbonell (1983) describes a T-space method to transform old solutions into new ones.