Problem-Solving Strategies in Mathematics

Problem-Solving Strategies in Mathematics

Kobo ebook | March 5, 2015

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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.

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Contents:
  • 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

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN:9990050558808

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