Challenging Problems in Algebra (Dover Books on Mathematics) by Alfred S. Posamentier,Charles T. Salkind

By Alfred S. Posamentier,Charles T. Salkind

Designed for high-school scholars and lecturers with an curiosity in mathematical problem-solving, this stimulating assortment comprises greater than three hundred difficulties which are "off the overwhelmed direction" — i.e., difficulties that provide a brand new twist to standard subject matters that introduce unusual subject matters. With few exceptions, their resolution calls for little greater than a few wisdom of common algebra, notwithstanding a touch of ingenuity will help.
Readers will locate the following thought-provoking posers concerning equations and inequalities, diophantine equations, quantity concept, quadratic equations, logarithms, combos and chance, and lots more and plenty extra. the issues variety from really effortless to tricky, and plenty of have extensions or diversifications the writer calls "challenges."
By learning those nonroutine difficulties, scholars won't merely stimulate and strengthen problem-solving abilities, they'll gather worthy underpinnings for extra complicated paintings in mathematics.

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