Street-Fighting Mathematics
by Sanjoy Mahajan
Publisher: The MIT Press 2010
ISBN/ASIN: 026251429X
Number of pages: 153
Description:
This course teaches the art of guessing results and solving problems without doing a proof or an exact calculation. Techniques include extreme-cases reasoning, dimensional analysis, successive approximation, discretization, generalization, and pictorial analysis. Applications include mental calculation, solid geometry, musical intervals, logarithms, integration, infinite series, solitaire, and differential equations.
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