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The Art of Problem Solving
In The Art of Problem Solving the contributors look at the problem solving in a completely new light. The result is an enticing, entertaining and useful resource.
Mathematics professionals from all over the world offer their personal favorite strategies for problem solving - the practical and theoretical, straightforward and colourful. The chapters are independent of each other, and the editors encourage you to use the chapters in whatever order suits your needs.
With 20 diverse and diverting chapters on ways to solve problems, this book is an invalauble resource for teachers of mathematics.
- Grade Level: PreK-12
- ISBN: 9780803963627
- Published By: Corwin
- Year: 1995
- Page Count: 480
- Publication date: December 04, 1995
Table of Contents
Strategies for Problem Exploration
Unconventional Problem-Solving Strategies in Mathematics Instruction
Exciting Motivational Problems with Punch and Personality
Check the Answer, Please!
The Logic of Error
Trial and Success
Reduce, Expand, and Look for a Pattern
A Pigeonhole Principle for Problem Solving
Handling, Seeing, and Thinking Experiences in Mathematics
Problem Solving as a Continuous Principle for Teaching
Suggestions and Examples
Another View of Combinatorics (or Counting without Really Counting)
Problem Solving by the Use of Functions
Symmetry Saves the Solution
An Application of Congruence Transformations in Problem Solving
Tools to Solve Mathematical Problems
A Different Solution for Problems with Extreme Values
A Didactic Journey into the World of Jakob Steiner's Ideas
The Problem of the Duplication of a Cube
Solving Mathematical Problems Using Game Strategies
Cooperative Learning Approaches to Mathematical Problem Solving
Problem Solving and the Mathematically Gifted Student
A Psychological Perspective
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