How to Solve Mathematical Problems

Author: Wayne A. Wickelgren

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486152685

Category: Science

Page: 288

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Seven problem-solving techniques include inference, classification of action sequences, subgoals, contradiction, working backward, relations between problems, and mathematical representation. Also, problems from mathematics, science, and engineering with complete solutions.

The Stanford Mathematics Problem Book

With Hints and Solutions

Author: George Polya,Jeremy Kilpatrick

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 048631832X

Category: Mathematics

Page: 80

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Based on Stanford University's well-known competitive exam, this excellent mathematics workbook offers students at both high school and college levels a complete set of problems, hints, and solutions. 1974 edition.

The Nuts and Bolts of Proofs

An Introduction to Mathematical Proofs

Author: Antonella Cupillari

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0123822173

Category: Mathematics

Page: 283

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The Nuts and Bolts of Proofs instructs students on the primary basic logic of mathematical proofs, showing how proofs of mathematical statements work. The text provides basic core techniques of how to read and write proofs through examples. The basic mechanics of proofs are provided for a methodical approach in gaining an understanding of the fundamentals to help students reach different results. A variety of fundamental proofs demonstrate the basic steps in the construction of a proof and numerous examples illustrate the method and detail necessary to prove various kinds of theorems. New chapter on proof by contradiction New updated proofs A full range of accessible proofs Symbols indicating level of difficulty help students understand whether a problem is based on calculus or linear algebra Basic terminology list with definitions at the beginning of the text

Counting and Configurations

Problems in Combinatorics, Arithmetic, and Geometry

Author: Jiri Herman,Radan Kucera,Jaromir Simsa

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780387955520

Category: Mathematics

Page: 392

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This book presents methods of solving problems in three areas of elementary combinatorial mathematics: classical combinatorics, combinatorial arithmetic, and combinatorial geometry. Brief theoretical discussions are immediately followed by carefully worked-out examples of increasing degrees of difficulty and by exercises that range from routine to rather challenging. The book features approximately 310 examples and 650 exercises.

An Introduction to Mathematical Modeling

Author: Edward A. Bender

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486137120

Category: Mathematics

Page: 272

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Accessible text features over 100 reality-based examples pulled from the science, engineering, and operations research fields. Prerequisites: ordinary differential equations, continuous probability. Numerous references. Includes 27 black-and-white figures. 1978 edition.

How to Solve Applied Mathematics Problems

Author: B. L. Moiseiwitsch

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486285227

Category: Mathematics

Page: 336

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This workbook bridges the gap between lectures and practical applications, offering students of mathematics, engineering, and physics the chance to practice solving problems from a wide variety of fields. 2011 edition.

Problem Solving Through Recreational Mathematics

Author: Bonnie Averbach,Orin Chein

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486131742

Category: Mathematics

Page: 480

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Fascinating approach to mathematical teaching stresses use of recreational problems, puzzles, and games to teach critical thinking. Logic, number and graph theory, games of strategy, much more. Includes answers to selected problems. Free solutions manual available for download at the Dover website.

First Steps for Math Olympians

Using the American Mathematics Competitions

Author: J. Douglas Faires

Publisher: MAA

ISBN: 9780883858240

Category: Mathematics

Page: 307

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Provide students with the tools to solve problems that are found on mathematical problem-solving exams.

Mathe-Magie

Verblüffende Tricks für blitzschnelles Kopfrechnen und ein phänomenales Zahlengedächtnis

Author: Arthur Benjamin,Michael Shermer

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641148472

Category: Self-Help

Page: 304

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Zaubern mit Zahlen – wer dieses Buch gelesen hat, muss PISA nicht mehr fürchten Wer glaubt, Mathematik sei eine trockene Angelegenheit und Kopfrechnen eine unnötige Quälerei, der irrt sich gewaltig. Denn nach der Lektüre dieses Buches ist es für jeden ein Leichtes, Rechenoperationen mit vier- und fünfstelligen Zahlen in Sekundenschnelle im Kopf auszuführen. Und was wie Zauberei wirkt, ist letztendlich nichts anderes als mathematische Logik, die jedermann beherrschen kann und die dazu noch richtig Spaß macht. • So wird Kopfrechnen kinderleicht! • Mit zahlreichen Übungen und Lösungen

Famous Problems of Geometry and How to Solve Them

Author: Benjamin Bold

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486137635

Category: Science

Page: 144

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Delve into the development of modern mathematics and match wits with Euclid, Newton, Descartes, and others. Each chapter explores an individual type of challenge, with commentary and practice problems. Solutions.

Challenging Problems in Algebra

Author: Alfred S. Posamentier,Charles T. Salkind

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486131548

Category: Mathematics

Page: 288

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Over 300 unusual problems, ranging from easy to difficult, involving equations and inequalities, Diophantine equations, number theory, quadratic equations, logarithms, more. Detailed solutions, as well as brief answers, for all problems are provided.

Mathematical Quickies

270 Stimulating Problems with Solutions

Author: Charles W. Trigg

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486249490

Category: Games

Page: 210

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For the mathematics enthusiast of any age or level of sophisitcation, this stimulating treasury of unusual math problems offers unlimited opportunity for mind-biggling recreation. Carles W. Trigg, Dean Emeritus and Professor Emeritus at Los Angeles City College and one of the country's best-known problemists, has compiled nearly 300 mathematical brainteasers from the field of of arithmetic, algebra, plane and solid geometry, trigonometry, number theory, and such general recreational mathematics and dissections, cryptarithms and magic squares. The object of each problem is to find the quickest, most elegant solution - they are often unorthodox and there is usually and element of surprise in each. Ranging from the simple to complex, problems are both original with the author and the work of over 100 other qualified mathematicians. Most are rarely seen or entirely new; all challenge the reader to devise solutions more elegant than the ones provided.

Ingenious Mathematical Problems and Methods

Author: Louis A. Graham

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486282937

Category: Mathematics

Page: 246

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Collection of 100 of the best submissions to a math puzzle column features problems in engineering situations, logic, number theory, and geometry. Most solutions include details of several different methods.

Challenging Problems in Geometry

Author: Alfred S. Posamentier,Charles T. Salkind

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486134865

Category: Mathematics

Page: 256

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Collection of nearly 200 unusual problems dealing with congruence and parallelism, the Pythagorean theorem, circles, area relationships, Ptolemy and the cyclic quadrilateral, collinearity and concurrency and more. Arranged in order of difficulty. Detailed solutions.

Mathematical Puzzles

Author: Samuel Loyd,Martin Gardner

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486204987

Category: Games

Page: 167

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Choice puzzles by one of America's most ingenious creators of mathematical entertainments, ranging from simple exercises in arithmetic to complex calculus problems

Short-Cut Math

Author: Gerard W. Kelly

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486131521

Category: Mathematics

Page: 128

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Clear, concise compendium of about 150 time-saving math short-cuts features faster, easier ways to add, subtract, multiply, and divide. Each problem includes an explanation of the method. No special math ability needed.

Challenging Mathematical Problems with Elementary Solutions

Author: A. M. Yaglom,I. M. Yaglom

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486318575

Category: Mathematics

Page: 239

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Volume I of a two-part series, this book features a broad spectrum of 100 challenging problems related to probability theory and combinatorial analysis. Most can be solved with elementary mathematics. Complete solutions.

Intriguing Mathematical Problems

Author: Oswald Jacoby,William H. Benson

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486168360

Category: Science

Page: 208

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Treasury of challenging brainteasers includes puzzles involving numbers, letters, probability, reasoning, more: The Enterprising Snail, The Fly and the Bicycles, The Lovesick Cockroaches, many others. No advanced math needed. Solutions.

My Best Mathematical and Logic Puzzles

Author: Martin Gardner

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486320324

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 96

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The noted expert selects 70 of his favorite "short" puzzles, including such mind-bogglers as The Returning Explorer, The Mutilated Chessboard, Scrambled Box Tops, and dozens more involving logic and basic math. Solutions.