The Art and Craft of Problem Solving by Paul ZeitzThe Art and Craft of Problem Solving by Paul Zeitz

The Art and Craft of Problem Solving

byPaul Zeitz

Paperback | August 18, 2006

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The newly revised Second Edtion of this distinctive text uniquely blends interesting problems with strategies, tools, and techniques to develop mathematical skill and intuition necessary for problem solving. Readers are encouraged to do math rather than just study it. The author draws upon his experience as a coach for the International Mathematics Olympiad to give students an enhanced sense of mathematics and the ability to investigate and solve problems.
Paul Zeitz studied history at Harvard and received a Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of California, Berkeley. He currently is an associate professor at the University of San Francisco. He won the USA Mathematical Olympiad (USAMO) and was a member of the first American team to participate in the International Mathematical Olymp...
Title:The Art and Craft of Problem SolvingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 9.2 × 7.3 × 0.9 inPublished:August 18, 2006Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0471789011

ISBN - 13:9780471789017

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. What This Book is About and How to Read It.

Chapter 2. Strategies for Investigating Problems.

Chapter 3. Tactics for Solving Problems.

Chapter 4. Three Important Crossover Tactics.

Chapter 5. Algebra.

Chapter 6. Combinatorics.

Chapter 7. Number Theory.

Chapter 8. Geometry for Americans.

Chapter 9. Calculus.

References and Further Reading.