Description - The Stanford Mathematics Problem Book by George Polya
This volume features a complete set of problems, hints, and solutions based on Stanford University's well-known competitive examination in mathematics. It offers students at both high school and college levels an excellent mathematics workbook. Filled with rigorous problems, it assists students in developing and cultivating their logic and probability skills. 1974 edition.
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(208mm x 137mm x 8mm)
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Author Biography - George Polya
George Polya (1887-1985) was a professor of mathematics at Stanford University who made lasting contributions to combinatorics, number theory, numerical analysis, and probability theory. He was also very well-known for his work in mathematics education. In his later days, Dr. Polya spent considerable effort to document the methods that people use to solve problems, and to describe how problem-solving should be taught and learned. He wrote four books on the subject.