Solving Mathematical Problems: A Personal Perspective by Terence TaoSolving Mathematical Problems: A Personal Perspective by Terence Tao

Solving Mathematical Problems: A Personal Perspective

byTerence Tao

Paperback | October 15, 2006

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Authored by a leading name in mathematics, this engaging and clearly presented text leads the reader through the various tactics involved in solving mathematical problems at the Mathematical Olympiad level. Covering number theory, algebra, analysis, Euclidean geometry, and analytic geometry,Solving Mathematical Problems includes numerous exercises and model solutions throughout. Assuming only a basic level of mathematics, the text is ideal for students of 14 years and above in pure mathematics.
Terence Tao was born in Adelaide, Australia, in 1975. In 1987, 1988, and 1989 he competed in the International Mathematical Olympiad for the Australian team, winning a bronze, silver, and gold medal respectively, and being the youngest competitor ever to win a gold medal at this event. Since 2000, Terence has been a full professor of ...
Title:Solving Mathematical Problems: A Personal PerspectiveFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.31 inPublished:October 15, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199205604

ISBN - 13:9780199205608


Table of Contents

Preface1. Strategies in problem solving2. Examples in number theory3. Examples in algebra and analysis4. Euclidean geometry5. Analytic geometry6. Sundry examplesReferencesIndex

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`I must say I find it delightful ... I have absolutely no doubt that the book will be popular.'Professor W T Gowers, University of Cambridge