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How to Solve It: A New Aspect of Mathematical Method

How to Solve It: A New Aspect of Mathematical Method

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By (author) George Polya

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  • Publisher: Important Books
  • Format: Paperback | 264 pages
  • Dimensions: 152mm x 226mm x 23mm | 295g
  • Publication date: 9 December 2013
  • ISBN 10: 8087888650
  • ISBN 13: 9788087888650
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 130,839

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George Polya was a Hungarian mathematician. He wrote this, perhaps the most famous book of mathematics ever written, second only to Euclid's "Elements." "Solving problems," wrote Polya, "is a practical art, like swimming, or skiing, or playing the piano: You can learn it only by imitation and practice. This book cannot offer you a magic key that opens all the doors and solves all the problems, but it offers you good examples for imitation and many opportunities for practice: If you wish to learn swimming you have to go into the water and if you wish to become a problem solver you have to solve problems." The method of solving problems he provides and explains in his books was developed as a way to teach mathematics to students.

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