Paperback. Pub Date :2009-02-19 Pages: 68 Language: English Publisher: Dover Publications This volume features a complete set of problems. hints. and solutions based on Stanford Universitys well-known competitive examination in mathematics It offers high school and. college students an excellent mathematics workbook of rigorous problems that will assist in developing and cultivating their logic and probability skills.These 20 sets of intriguing problems test originality and insight rather than routine competence They involve theorizing and verifying mathematical facts;. examining the results of general statements; discovering that highly plausible conjectures can be incorrect; solving sequences of subproblems to reveal theory construction; and recognizing red herrings. in which obvious relationships among the data prove irrelevant to solutions Hints for each problem appear i…
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