## How to Solve It: |

A perennial bestseller by eminent mathematician G. Polya,
"Every prospective teacher should read it. In particular, graduate students will find it invaluable. The traditional mathematics professor who reads a paper before one of the Mathematical Societies might also learn something from the book: 'He writes a, he says b, he means c; but it should be d.' " "[This] elementary textbook on heuristic reasoning, shows anew how keen its author is on questions of method and the formulation of methodological principles. Exposition and illustrative material are of a disarmingly elementary character, but very carefully thought out and selected." "I recommend it highly to any person who is seriously interested in finding out methods of solving problems, and who does not object to being entertained while he does it." "Any young person seeking a career in the sciences would do well to ponder this important contribution to the teacher's art." "Every mathematics student should experience and live this book" "In an age that all solutions should be provided with the least possible effort, this book brings a very important message: mathematics and problem solving in general needs a lot of practice and experience obtained by challenging creative thinking, and certainly not by copying predefined recipes provided by others. Let's hope this classic will remain a source of inspiration for several generations to come."
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- Isoperimetric Inequalities in Mathematical Physics. (AM-27). [Paperback]
- Mathematics and Plausible Reasoning, Volume 1: Induction and Analogy in Mathematics. [Paperback]
- Mathematics and Plausible Reasoning, Volume 2: Patterns of Plausible Inference. [Paperback]
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