• Sign In
  • Help
  • My Basket0
Creative Mathematics: A Gateway to Research - Aims Library of Mathematical Sciences (Paperback)
  • Creative Mathematics: A Gateway to Research - Aims Library of Mathematical Sciences (Paperback)
zoom

Creative Mathematics: A Gateway to Research - Aims Library of Mathematical Sciences (Paperback)

(author)
£20.99
Paperback 122 Pages / Published: 21/12/2009
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket

Check Marketplace availability

How do mathematicians approach a problem, explore the possibilities, and develop an understanding of a whole area around it? The issue is not simply about obtaining 'the answer'; rather, Beardon explains that a mathematical problem is just one of many related ones that should be simultaneously investigated and discussed at various levels, and that understanding this is a crucial step in becoming a creative mathematician. The book begins with some good advice about procedure, presentation, and organisation that will benefit every mathematician, budding, teaching or practised. In the rest of the book, Beardon presents a series of simple problems, then, through discussion, consideration of special cases, computer experiments, and so on, the reader is taken through these same problems, but at an increasing level of sophistication and generality. Mathematics is rarely a closed book, and seemingly innocent problems, when examined and explored, can lead to results of significance.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521130592
Number of pages: 122
Weight: 160 g
Dimensions: 216 x 138 x 10 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"This is an inspiring book." Paul J. Campbell, Mathematics Magazine

You may also be interested in...

Mental Arithmetic 6
Added to basket
Mathematical Tables 2009
Added to basket
Mental Arithmetic 4 Answers
Added to basket
Risk
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Fermat's Last Theorem
Added to basket
Maths in Minutes
Added to basket
Naked Statistics
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Mental Arithmetic 6 Answers: No. 6
Added to basket
Mental Arithmetic 5
Added to basket
Mental Arithmetic 3 Answers
Added to basket
Mental Arithmetic 4
Added to basket
£3.50
Paperback
CfE Higher Maths Success Guide
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.