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Mathematical Discovery on Understanding, Learning and Teaching Problem Solving, Volumes I and II - George Polya

Mathematical Discovery on Understanding, Learning and Teaching Problem Solving, Volumes I and II

Paperback Published: 24th April 1981
ISBN: 9780471089759
Number Of Pages: 464

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A unique, heuristic approach to mathematical discovery and problem solving

This combined edition of Mathematical Discovery: On Understanding, Learning and Teaching Problem Solving is unique among mathematics texts. Espousing a heuristic approach to mathematical problem solving, the text may be followed sequentially or according to instructors' individualized curricula. Beginning with a discussion of patterns and practical approaches to problem solving, the book then presents examples from various branches of math and science to help students discover how to solve problems on their own – an invaluable skill for the classroom and beyond.

PATTERNS.

The Pattern of Two Loci.

The Cartesian Pattern.

Recursion.

Superposition.

TOWARD A GENERAL METHOD.

Problems.

Widening the Scope.

Solutions.

Appendix.

Bibliography.

Index.

ISBN: 9780471089759
ISBN-10: 0471089753
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 464
Published: 24th April 1981
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.96 x 15.01  x 2.18
Weight (kg): 0.6
Edition Number: 1