How to Solve It (1945)

This web content, written by Peter Alfeld from the Department of Mathematics at the University of Utah, provides a summary of how to approach and solve mathematical problems. The author emphasizes the importance of understanding the problem, identifying the unknown and the given data, and determining if the conditions are sufficient or redundant. They suggest devising a plan by finding connections between the data and the unknown, considering auxiliary problems if necessary. The author encourages exploring familiar problems or theorems that could be applicable. They also suggest carrying out the plan, checking each step, and examining the solution obtained. There is no controversial or surprising information in this content.

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