How to Solve Mathematical Problems

Author: Wayne A. Wickelgren
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486152684
Release Date: 2012-04-19
Genre: Science

Seven problem-solving techniques include inference, classification of action sequences, subgoals, contradiction, working backward, relations between problems, and mathematical representation. Also, problems from mathematics, science, and engineering with complete solutions.

The Stanford Mathematics Problem Book

Author: George Polya
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486318325
Release Date: 2013-04-09
Genre: Mathematics

Based on Stanford University's well-known competitive exam, this excellent mathematics workbook offers students at both high school and college levels a complete set of problems, hints, and solutions. 1974 edition.

Ingenious Mathematical Problems and Methods

Author: Louis A. Graham
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486282930
Release Date: 2013-04-10
Genre: Mathematics

Collection of 100 of the best submissions to a math puzzle column features problems in engineering situations, logic, number theory, and geometry. Most solutions include details of several different methods.

The Red Book of Mathematical Problems

Author: Kenneth S. Williams
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486151823
Release Date: 2012-06-29
Genre: Mathematics

Handy compilation of 100 practice problems, hints, and solutions indispensable for students preparing for the William Lowell Putnam and other mathematical competitions. Preface to the First Edition. Sources. 1988 edition.

Problem Solving Through Recreational Mathematics

Author: Bonnie Averbach
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486131740
Release Date: 2012-03-15
Genre: Mathematics

Fascinating approach to mathematical teaching stresses use of recreational problems, puzzles, and games to teach critical thinking. Logic, number and graph theory, games of strategy, much more. Includes answers to selected problems. Free solutions manual available for download at the Dover website.

Challenging Mathematical Problems with Elementary Solutions

Author: A. M. Yaglom
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486318578
Release Date: 2013-04-26
Genre: Mathematics

Volume I of a two-part series, this book features a broad spectrum of 100 challenging problems related to probability theory and combinatorial analysis. Most can be solved with elementary mathematics. Complete solutions.

Challenging Problems in Geometry

Author: Alfred S. Posamentier
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486134864
Release Date: 2012-04-30
Genre: Mathematics

Collection of nearly 200 unusual problems dealing with congruence and parallelism, the Pythagorean theorem, circles, area relationships, Ptolemy and the cyclic quadrilateral, collinearity and concurrency and more. Arranged in order of difficulty. Detailed solutions.

Mathematical Quickies

Author: Charles W. Trigg
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486249492
Release Date: 1985
Genre: Games

For the mathematics enthusiast of any age or level of sophisitcation, this stimulating treasury of unusual math problems offers unlimited opportunity for mind-biggling recreation. Carles W. Trigg, Dean Emeritus and Professor Emeritus at Los Angeles City College and one of the country's best-known problemists, has compiled nearly 300 mathematical brainteasers from the field of of arithmetic, algebra, plane and solid geometry, trigonometry, number theory, and such general recreational mathematics and dissections, cryptarithms and magic squares. The object of each problem is to find the quickest, most elegant solution - they are often unorthodox and there is usually and element of surprise in each. Ranging from the simple to complex, problems are both original with the author and the work of over 100 other qualified mathematicians. Most are rarely seen or entirely new; all challenge the reader to devise solutions more elegant than the ones provided.

One Hundred Problems in Elementary Mathematics

Author: Hugo Steinhaus
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 048623875X
Release Date: 1979
Genre: Science

100 problems—with instructive solutions—on numbers, equations, polygons, polyhedra, and many other topics. Very challenging. Additional 13 problems without solutions.

Intriguing Mathematical Problems

Author: Oswald Jacoby
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486168364
Release Date: 2013-05-23
Genre: Science

Treasury of challenging brainteasers includes puzzles involving numbers, letters, probability, reasoning, more: The Enterprising Snail, The Fly and the Bicycles, The Lovesick Cockroaches, many others. No advanced math needed. Solutions.

Challenging Problems in Algebra

Author: Alfred S. Posamentier
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486131542
Release Date: 2012-05-04
Genre: Mathematics

Over 300 unusual problems, ranging from easy to difficult, involving equations and inequalities, Diophantine equations, number theory, quadratic equations, logarithms, more. Detailed solutions, as well as brief answers, for all problems are provided.

Space Mathematics

Author: Bernice Kastner
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486490335
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Science

Created by NASA, thiscollection of worked mathematicalproblems relatedto space science covers abroad range of subjects,including computation andmeasurement, algebra,geometry, probability and statistics, functions, trigonometry,conic sections, and calculus. Geared toward high school studentsand teachers, it also serves as a fine review for undergraduatescience and engineering majors.Reprint of the National Aeronautics and SpaceAdministration, Washington, DC, 1985 edition.

Mathematical Puzzles

Author: Samuel Loyd
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486204987
Release Date: 1959
Genre: Games

Choice puzzles by one of America's most ingenious creators of mathematical entertainments, ranging from simple exercises in arithmetic to complex calculus problems

Recreations in the Theory of Numbers

Author: Albert H. Beiler
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486210964
Release Date: 1964
Genre: Games

Number theory proves to be a virtually inexhaustible source of intriguing puzzle problems. Includes divisors, perfect numbers, the congruences of Gauss, scales of notation, the Pell equation, more. Solutions to all problems.

The USSR Olympiad Problem Book

Author: D. O. Shklarsky
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486319865
Release Date: 2013-04-15
Genre: Mathematics

Over 300 challenging problems in algebra, arithmetic, elementary number theory and trigonometry, selected from Mathematical Olympiads held at Moscow University. Only high school math needed. Includes complete solutions. Features 27 black-and-white illustrations. 1962 edition.