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

ISBN: 978-0-471-08975-9
464 pages
April 1981, ©1981
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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.

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Table of Contents

PATTERNS.

The Pattern of Two Loci.

The Cartesian Pattern.

Recursion.

Superposition.

TOWARD A GENERAL METHOD.

Problems.

Widening the Scope.

Solutions.

Appendix.

Bibliography.

Index.
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