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Mathematical Discovery: On Understanding, Learning and Teaching Problem Solving Combined Edition

 
 
 
 
Mathematical Discovery: On Understanding, Learning and Teaching Problem Solving  Combined Edition
Author: George Polya
ISBN 13: 9780471089759
ISBN 10: 471089753
Edition: Combined
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: 1981-04-24
Format: Paperback
Pages: 432
List Price: N/A
 
 

Combining standard Volumes I and II into one soft cover edition, this helpful book explains how to solve mathematical problems in a clear, step-by-step progression. It shows how to think about a problem, how to look at special cases, and how to devise an effective strategy to attack and solve the problem. Covers arithemetic, algebra, geometry, and some elementary combinatorics. Includes an updated bibliography and newly expanded index.