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The issue is that solving problems is not made interesting and fulfilling experience.
This book beautifully explains the process of problem-solving. Read more
Polya prescribes different forms to approaching a problem through some guide questions that a solver should ask ("Is there a related problem"). Read morePublished on Dec 30 2003 by Leo Lim
There seems to be a cultish following for Polya's book, so I decided to pick it up even though I'm not a mathematician. Read morePublished on July 19 2003 by Amol Sarva
I got this book because I saw good reviews and heard that this was a classic...so I got it.
This is the first book that I ever encountered that teaches problem-solving. Read more
I found Pollya's "heuristic" approach to problem-solving applicable to both mathematical and non-mathematical problems. Read morePublished on Sept. 16 2001 by Phil
You know? I was looking for the book for 6 months. It's a very old book(Second Edition 1956). I guess no one in Bangladesh have the book. Read morePublished on June 24 2001 by Zahid Hossain
Critical thinking and problem solving are not stressed in any kind of modern education. Students tend to take a cookbook approach to problem solving and wonder how is it that some... Read morePublished on April 16 2001 by James E. Vancik
Yes, this is a classic. Yes, I refer back to it frequently and always find something new which informs my teaching. Read morePublished on Sept. 17 2000 by David E. Molnar