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

Author: Sanjoy Mahajan
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. [u.a.] : MIT Press, 2010.
Series: EBL-Schweitzer; (ebrary online).
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Street-fighting mathematics.
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An antidote to mathematical rigor mortis, teaching how to guess answers without needing a proof or an exact calculation.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sanjoy Mahajan
ISBN: 9780262514293 026251429X 9780262135078 0262135078 9780262265881 0262265885
OCLC Number: 812409582
In: Mahajan, Sanjoy
Reproduction Notes: Online-Ausg. [S.l.] : Ebrary Online-Ressource. (ebrary online).
Description: XV, 134 S. : graph. Darst.
Series Title: EBL-Schweitzer; (ebrary online).
Responsibility: Sanjoy Mahajan.

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