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

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass : MIT Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
ISBN: 9780262514293 026251429X 9780262135078 0262135078
OCLC Number: 778599582
Description: 1 online resource ()
Responsibility: Sanjoy Mahajan ; foreword by Carver A. Mead.

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"Many everyday problems require quick, approximate answers. Street-Fighting Mathematics teaches a crucial skill that the traditional science curriculum fails to develop: how to obtain order of Read more...

 
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