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ISBN-10: 069116407X
ISBN-13: 9780691164076
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publish Date: 10/27/2014
Dimensions: 8.40" L, 5.40" W, 0.90" H

How to Solve It: A New Aspect of Mathematical Method (With a Foreword by John H. Con)

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A perennial bestseller by eminent mathematician G. Polya, How to Solve It will show anyone in any field how to think straight. In lucid and appealing prose, Polya reveals how the mathematical method of demonstrating a proof or finding an unknown can be of help in attacking any problem that can be reasoned out–from building a bridge to winning a game of anagrams. Generations of readers have relished Polya’s deft–indeed, brilliant–instructions on stripping away irrelevancies and going straight to the heart of the problem.

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Any young person seeking a career in the sciences would do well to ponder this important contribution to the teacher's art.–-A. C. Schaeffer, American Journal of Psychology
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ISBN-10: 069116407X
ISBN-13: 9780691164076
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publish Date: 10/27/2014
Dimensions: 8.40" L, 5.40" W, 0.90" H
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