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Street-fighting mathematics : the art of educated guessing and opportunistic problem solving

Autor: Sanjoy Mahajan
Editora: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2010.
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"In Street-Fighting Mathematics, Sanjoy Mahajan builds, sharpens, and demonstrates tools for educated guessing and down-and-dirty, opportunistic problem solving across diverse fields of knowledge - from mathematics to management. Mahajan describes six tools: dimensional analysis, easy cases, lumping, picture proofs, successive approximation, and reasoning by analogy. Illustrating each tool with numerous examples, he  Ler mais...
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Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Sanjoy Mahajan
ISBN: 9780262514293 026251429X
Número OCLC: 428731304
Descrição: xv, 134 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Conteúdos: Dimensions --
Easy cases --
Lumping --
Pictorial proofs --
Taking out the big part --
Analogy.
Responsabilidade: Sanjoy Mahajan ; foreword by Carver A. Mead.

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An antidote to mathematical rigor mortis, teaching how to guess answers without needing a proof or an exact calculation.  Ler mais...

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