Mathematical Discovery: On Understanding, Learning And Teaching Problem Solving Combined Edition
- Publish Date: 1981-04-24
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: George Polya
A unique, heuristic approach to mathematical discovery and problem solving
This combined edition of Mathematical Discovery: On Understanding, Learning and Teaching Problem Solving is unique among mathematics texts. Espousing a heuristic approach to mathematical problem solving, the text may be followed sequentially or according to instructors' individualized curricula. Beginning with a discussion of patterns and practical approaches to problem solving, the book then presents examples from various branches of math and science to help students discover how to solve problems on their own an invaluable skill for the classroom and beyond.