How to solve it: a new aspect of mathematical method 
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Review: How to Solve It: A New Aspect of Mathematical Method
User Review  Dzmitry Kishylau  GoodreadsThere are two problems with this book: 1. The language is really dry. 2. The author tried to be as thorough as possible, which means most of the time spent talking about fairly trivial things. As a result, reading it is no fun. The best part is the problems and puzzles in the end. Read full review
Review: How to Solve It: A New Aspect of Mathematical Method
User Review  Stefan Kanev  GoodreadsThis is a great book. It teaches solving mathematical problems. It is mostly focused on highschool problems, but it is applicable to most types of mathematical problems out there. The author has ... Read full review
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IN THE CLASSROOM  1 
Understanding the problem  7 
Example  13 
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