Techniques of Problem Solving

Techniques of Problem Solving

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The purpose of this book is to teach the basic principles of problem solving, including both mathematical and nonmathematical problems. This book will help students to ... translate verbal discussions into analytical data. learn problem-solving methods for attacking collections of analytical questions or data. build a personal arsenal of internalized problem-solving techniques and solutions. become ``armed problem solvers'', ready to do battle with a variety of puzzles in different areas of life. Taking a direct and practical approach to the subject matter, Krantz's book stands apart from others like it in that it incorporates exercises throughout the text. After many solved problems are given, a ``Challenge Problem'' is presented. Additional problems are included for readers to tackle at the end of each chapter. There are more than 350 problems in all. This book won the CHOICE Outstanding Academic Book Award for 1997. A Solutions Manual to most end-of-chapter exercises is available.Steven George Krantz. is as follows. The contestant is faced with three doors. He/ she knows that behind one door is a very desirable prize a€” say a fancy car. Behind the other two doors are rather pesky and undesirable items a€” say that a goatanbsp;...

Title:Techniques of Problem Solving
Author:Steven George Krantz
Publisher:American Mathematical Soc. - 1997


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