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Mathamtical Problem Solving Book recommendation ?

January 30th, 2018, 2:12 pm

Looking for a book on  Mathamtical Problem Solving the smarter end of undergrads ?
 
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Re: Mathamtical Problem Solving Book recommendation ?

January 30th, 2018, 3:03 pm

There is a well-known one by Polya
 
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Re: Mathamtical Problem Solving Book recommendation ?

January 30th, 2018, 5:02 pm

Alan wrote:
There is a well-known one by Polya

I agree. And Polya's heuristics are good

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/How_to_So ... Heuristics

Gets you thinking in a certain way. From different angles.

You could take a precise mathematical problem and ask the undergrad to apply the heuristics to it.
http://www.datasimfinancial.com

What is 2^77232917 -1?
 
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Re: Mathamtical Problem Solving Book recommendation ?

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I like this one
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