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  • Making mathematics phenomenalby Dave Pratt

    Institute of Education Press 2012; US$ 9.95

    This lecture examines how careful design can ?phenomenalise? mathematics and support not only engagement but also focus on key ideas. more...

  • Teaching and Learning Mathematical Problem Solvingby Edward A. Silver

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 111.95

    A provocative collection of papers containing comprehensive reviews of previous research, teaching techniques, and pointers for direction of future study. Provides both a comprehensive assessment of the latest research on mathematical problem solving, with special emphasis on its teaching, and an attempt to increase communication across the active... more...

  • An Easy Path to Convex Analysis and Applicationsby Boris S. Mordukhovich; Nguyen Mau Nam

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2013; US$ 50.00

    Convex optimization has an increasing impact on many areas of mathematics, applied sciences, and practical applications. It is now being taught at many universities and being used by researchers of different fields. As convex analysis is the mathematical foundation for convex optimization, having deep knowledge of convex analysis helps students and... more...

  • Math Word Problems For Dummiesby Mary Jane Sterling

    Wiley 2008; US$ 15.99

    Covers percentages, probability, proportions, and more Get a grip on all types of word problems by applying them to real life Are you mystified by math word problems? This easy-to-understand guide shows you how to conquer these tricky questions with a step-by-step plan for finding the right solution each and every time, no matter the kind or level... more...

  • Problem Solving in a Dynamic Environmentby Hong Ng Yan; Shou-Fong Chin

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1995; US$ 99.00

    This book looks at the process of human cognition and the way complex problems are solved by decomposing them into a list of strategic objectives, before focusing individually on each objective to plan for a tactical solution. This process has been formulated by military planners in the form of the Standard Operating Procedure, by which problem solving... more...

  • The Art of Problem Posing Second Editionby Stephen I. Brown; Marion I. Walter

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    Updated and expanded, this second edition satisfies the same philosophical objective as the first -- to show the importance of problem posing. Although interest in mathematical problem solving increased during the past decade, problem posing remained relatively ignored. The Art of Problem Posing draws attention to this equally important act and is... more...

  • The Art of Problem Posingby Stephen I. Brown; Marion I. Walter

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 47.95

    The new edition of this classic book describes and provides a myriad of examples of the relationships between problem posing and problem solving, and explores the educational potential of integrating these two activities in classrooms at all levels. The Art of Problem Posing, Third Edition encourages readers to shift their thinking about problem... more...

  • Convex and Discrete Geometryby Peter M. Gruber

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2007; US$ 149.00

    Convex and Discrete Geometry is an area of mathematics situated between analysis, geometry and discrete mathematics with numerous relations to other areas. The book gives an overview of major results, methods and ideas of convex and discrete geometry and its applications. Besides being a graduate-level introduction to the field, it is a practical source... more...

  • Generalized Curvaturesby Jean-marie Morvan

    Springer 2008; US$ 149.00

    Intends to set the modern foundations of the theory of generalized curvature measures. Following a historical and didactic approach, this book introduces the mathematical background of the subject, curves and surfaces, convex subsets, smooth submanifolds, subsets of positive reach, polyhedra and triangulations, and surface reconstruction. more...

  • Concept Mapping in Mathematicsby Karoline Afamasaga-Fuata'I

    Springer 2009; US$ 119.00

    A guide to concept mapping in mathematics. It provides the reader with an understanding of how the meta-cognitive tool, namely, hierarchical concept maps, and the process of concept mapping can be used innovatively and strategically to improve planning, teaching, learning, and assessment at different educational levels. more...