Problem-Solving Strategies in Mathematics

Kobo ebook | March 5, 2015

Problem-Solving Strategies in Mathematics
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"This is a wonderful book, filled with problems and witty solutions, addressed to anyone interested in problem-solving. Elementary mathematics is used so that the reader can focus on the strategy. The reader will enjoy reading this book and trying to find their own strategies to arrive at the solution of the problems proposed."

European Mathematical Society

This book introduces ten problem-solving strategies by first presenting the strategy and then applying it to problems in elementary mathematics. In doing so, first the common approach is shown, and then a more elegant strategy is provided. Elementary mathematics is used so that the reader can focus on the strategy and not be distracted by some more sophisticated mathematics.



  • Logical Reasoning
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Working Backwards
  • Adopting a Different Point of View
  • Considering Extreme Cases
  • Solving a Simpler Analgous Problem
  • Organizing Data
  • Making a Drawing or Visual Representation
  • Accounting for All Possibilities
  • Intelligent Guessing and Testing

Readership: Undergraduates and general public interested in Mathematics.
Key Features:

  • Each author has more than 50 years of experience in the field
  • Problem solving in mathematics is the key element for success in the field
  • The strategies presented can be applied to many other applications — beyond mathematics
Title:Problem-Solving Strategies in MathematicsFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:March 5, 2015Publisher:World Scientific Publishing CompanyLanguage:English

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Appropriate for ages: All ages

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