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Discovering Mathematics: The Art of Investigation (Dover Books on Mathematical & Word Recreations)

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The term "mathematics" usually suggests an array of familiar problems with solutions derived from well-known techniques. Discovering Mathematics: The Art of Investigation takes a different approach, exploring how new ideas and chance observations can be pursued, and focusing on how the process invariably leads to interesting questions that would never have otherwise arisen.

With puzzles involving coins, postage stamps, and other commonplace items, students are challenged to account for the simple explanations behind perplexing mathematical phenomena. Elementary methods and solutions allow readers to concentrate on the way in which the material is explored, as well as on strategies for answers that aren't immediately obvious. The problems don't require the kind of sophistication that would put them out of reach of ordinary students, but they're sufficiently complex to capture the essential features of mathematical discovery. Complete solutions appear at the end.

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With puzzles involving coins, postage stamps, and other commonplace items, this book challenges readers to account for perplexing mathematical phenomena. Although sufficiently complex to capture the essential features of mathematical discovery, the elementary methods and solutions permit focus on the way the material is explored. Complete solutions.

Synopsis:

Eschewing more traditional problem-solving techniques, this groundbreaking work examines how to explore unfamiliar ideas and chance observations and how to pursue them. Basic yet sufficiently complex, the problems reveal unsuspected mathematical relationships and phenomenons. In short, here is a new way to think about math.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486452999
Author:
Gardiner, A.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Mathematics
Subject:
General
Subject:
Mathematics
Subject:
Problem solving
Subject:
General Mathematics
Subject:
Mathematics - General
Subject:
Mathematical Analysis
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Books on Mathematical & Word Recreations
Publication Date:
20061231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.5 pd

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"Synopsis" by ,
With puzzles involving coins, postage stamps, and other commonplace items, this book challenges readers to account for perplexing mathematical phenomena. Although sufficiently complex to capture the essential features of mathematical discovery, the elementary methods and solutions permit focus on the way the material is explored. Complete solutions.
"Synopsis" by ,
Eschewing more traditional problem-solving techniques, this groundbreaking work examines how to explore unfamiliar ideas and chance observations and how to pursue them. Basic yet sufficiently complex, the problems reveal unsuspected mathematical relationships and phenomenons. In short, here is a new way to think about math.

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