In Polya's Footsteps: Miscellaneous Problems and Essays by Ross Honsberger

By Ross Honsberger

Arithmetic is frequently studied with an air of such seriousness that it does not regularly appear to be a lot enjoyable. despite the fact that, it's really notable what number outstanding effects and remarkable arguments one is able to take pleasure in with only a highschool history. it is a ebook of miscellaneous delights, awarded no longer in an try and show yet as a harvest of rewards which are as a result of solid highschool scholars and, after all, these extra complex - their academics and everybody within the collage arithmetic neighborhood. A part dozen essays are sprinkled between a few hundred difficulties. Many matters are represented - combinatorics, geometry, quantity conception, algebra, chance. The sections can be learn in any order. The ebook concludes with twenty-five routines and their targeted suggestions. whatever to please can be present in each part - a shocking outcome, an exciting method, a stroke of ingenuity - and the leisurely speed and beneficiant motives make the e-book a excitement to learn.

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