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A Guide to Mathematics Resources

Problem solving shelf, summer, 2009

Because of the relocation of math library materials during summer, 2009, our problem solving collection has been merged with the general books stacks. New materials has not been added to this list, but this list may help with browsing and identifying appropriate subject headings.

The William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition : problems and solutions, 1938-1964 / [compiled by] A. M. Gleason, R. E. Greenwood, L. M. Kelly Mathematics -- Competitions;Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc [Washington] : Mathematical Association of America, c1980

A problem seminar / Donald J. Newman Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc;Problem solving New York : Springer-Verlag, c1982 Newman, Donald J., 1930-

Mathematical gems : from elementary combinatorics, number theory, and geometry / by Ross Honsberger. Combinatorial analysis.;Number theory.;Geometry -- Problems, exercises, etc. Washington : Published and distributed by the Mathematical Association of America, 1973. Honsberger, Ross, 1929-

Mathematical gems III / by Ross Honsberger. Number theory.;Combinatorial analysis.;Geometry -- Problems, exercises, etc. Washington : Published and distributed by the Mathematical Association of America, c1985. Honsberger, Ross, 1929-

The contest problem book I : annual high school mathematics examinations, 1950-1960 / compiled and with solutions by Charles T. Salkind Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc;Mathematics -- Competitions [Washington] : Mathematical Association of America, c1961 Salkind, Charles T., 1898-

The contest problem book II : annual high school contests, 1961-1965 / compiled and with solutions by Charles T. Salkind Mathematics -- Competitions;Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc [Washington] : Mathematical Association of America, c1966 Salkind, Charles T., 1898-

The contest problem book III : annual high school contests, 1966-1972 / compiled and with solutions by Charles T. Salkind and James M. Earl Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc;Mathematics -- Competitions Washington : The Mathematical Association of America, c1973 Salkind, Charles T., 1898-

The contest problem book IV : annual high school examinations, 1973-1982 / compiled and with solutions by Ralph A. Artino, Anthony M. Gaglione, and Niel Shell Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc;Mathematics -- Examinations;Mathematics -- Competitions [Washington] : Mathematical Association of America, [1983?] Artino, Ralph A., 1944-

The William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition : problems and solutions, 1965-1984 / edited by Gerald L. Alexanderson, Leonard F. Klosinski, Loren C. Larson Mathematics -- Competitions;Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc [Washington, DC] : Mathematical Association of America, c1985

International mathematical olympiads, 1978-1985 and forty supplementary problems / compiled and with solutions by Murray S. Klamkin Mathematics -- Competitions;Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc Washington, D.C. : Mathematical Association of America, c1986 Klamkin, Murray S

International Mathematical Olympiads, 1959-1977 / compiled and with solutions by Samuel L. Greitzer Mathematics -- Competitions;Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc Washington, D.C. : Mathematical Association of America, c1978 Greitzer, Samuel L

Problem-solving through problems / Loren C. Larson Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc;Problem solving New York : Springer-Verlag, c1983 Larson, Loren C., 1937-

Mathematical morsels / [edited] by Ross Honsberger. Algebra -- Problems, exercises, etc.;Geometry -- Problems, exercises, etc. [Washington, D.C.] : Mathematical Association of America, c1978.

Mathematical plums / Ross Honsberger, editor. Mathematics. [Washington, D.C.] : Mathematical Association of America, c1979.

The red book : 100 practice problems for undergraduate mathematics competitions / compiled with hints and solutions by Kenneth S. Williams, Kenneth Hardy Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc Ottawa : Integer Press, 1988 Williams, Kenneth S

Polynomials / E.J. Barbeau Polynomials New York : Springer-Verlag, c1989 Barbeau, Edward, 1938-

What to solve? : problems and suggestions for young mathematicians / Judita Cofman Problem solving;Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc Oxford : Clarendon Press New York : Oxford University Press, 1990 Cofman, Judita

Game, set, and math : enigmas and conundrums / Ian Stewart Mathematical recreations New York : B. Blackwell, 1989 Stewart, Ian

Theorems and counterexamples in mathematics / Bernard R. Gelbaum, John M.H. Olmsted Mathématiques. ram;Mathematics New York : Springer-Verlag, c1990 Gelbaum, Bernard R

Fifty challenging problems in probability with solutions / Frederick Mosteller Probabilities -- Problems, exercises, etc New York : Dover Publications, 1987, c1965 Mosteller, Frederick, 1916-2006

The art of problem posing / Stephen I. Brown, Marion I. Walter Problem solving Hillsdale, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, 1990 Brown, Stephen I

Foundations and fundamental concepts of mathematics / Howard Eves Mathematics -- Philosophy;Mathematics -- History Boston : PWS-Kent, c1990 Eves, Howard Whitley, 1911-

More mathematical morsels / Ross Honsberger. Mathematics. [Washington, D.C.] : Mathematical Association of America, c1991. Honsberger, Ross, 1929-

Välj specialarbete i matematik : idéer till specialarbeten i matematik för gymnasister : samlade som en del av FRN-projektet Information om högskolan i gymansiet / projektledare, Dan Laksov Mathematics Djursholm : Institut Mittag-Leffler, 1989

Winning ways, for your mathematical plays / Elwyn R. Berlekamp, John H. Conway, Richard K. Guy Mathematical recreations;Mathematical puzzles - Collections London New York : Academic Press, 1982- Berlekamp, Elwyn R

Polyominoes : a guide to puzzles and problems in tiling / George E. Martin Mathematical recreations;Puzzles;Games [Washington, D.C.] : Mathematical Association of America, c1991 Martin, George Edward, 1932-

Mathematical problem solving / Alan H. Schoenfeld Problem solving;Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc Orlando, Fla. : Academic Press, 1985 Schoenfeld, Alan H

Problems for mathematicians, young and old / Paul Halmos Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc [United States] : Mathematical Association of America, c1991 Halmos, Paul R. (Paul Richard), 1916-2006.

How to solve it : a new aspect of mathematical method / G. Polya. Mathematics -- Study and teaching.;Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc. Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1957. Pólya, George, 1887-1985.

Aufgaben und Lehrsätze aus der Analysis. English;Problems and theorems in analysis / G. Pólya, G. Szegö translation by D. Aeppli Mathematical analysis -- Problems, exercises, etc Berlin New York : Springer, 1972-1976 Pólya, George, 1887-1985

Mathematical problems : an anthology / by E. B. Dynkin ... [et al.] translated and freely adapted by Richard A. Silverman Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc New York : Gordon and Breach, [c1969]

Contests in higher mathematics Hungary, 1949-1961. In memoriam Miklós Schweitzer. Editorial board: G. Szász [and others] Mathematics -- Competitions -- Hungary;Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc Budapest, Akadémiai Kiadó, 1968

Izbrannye zadachi i teoremy ?lementarno? matematiki, ch. 1. English;The USSR olympiad problem book selected problems and theorems of elementary mathematics [by] D. O. Shklarsky, N. N. Chentzov [and] I. M. Yaglom. Rev. and edited by Irving Sussman. Translated by John Maykovich Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc San Francisco, Freeman [1962] Shkl?i?arski?, D. O. (David Oskarovich), 1918-1942

Caliban's problem book mathematical, inferential, and cryptographic puzzles, by Hubert Phillips ("Caliban"), S. T. Shovelton, and G. Struan Marshall Mathematical recreations;Puzzles New York, Dover Publications [1961] Phillips, Hubert, 1891-1964

Sto zada?. English;One hundred problems in elementary mathematics / Hugo Steinhaus with a foreword by Martin Gardner Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc New York : Basic Books, [1964] Steinhaus, Hugo, 1887-1972

The Stanford mathematics problem book: with hints and solutions [by] George Polya [and] Jeremy Kilpatrick Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc New York, Teachers College Press [1974] Pólya, George, 1887-1985

Matematikai versenytételek. English;Hungarian problem book. Based on the Eötvös competitions, 1894-[1928] Rev. and edited by G. Hajós, G. Neukomm [and] J. Surányi. Translated by Elvira Rapaport Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc New York, Random House [1963] Kürschák, József, 1864-1933

Challenging mathematical problems with elementary solutions / A. M. Yaglom and I. M. Yaglom translated by James McCawley, Jr. revised and edited by Basil Gordon. Combinations.;Probabilities. San Francisco : Holden-Day, 1964-[1967] ?I?Aglom, A. M.

Mathematical discovery on understanding, learning, and teaching problem solving Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc;Problem solving New York, Wiley [1962-65] Pólya, George, 1887-1985

The Canadian Mathematics Olympiads, 1979-1985 / Canadian Mathematical Society Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc Ottawa : The Society, c1988

The first ten Canadian Mathematics Olympiads, 1969-1978 / Canadian Mathematical Society Canadian Mathematics Olympiad;Mathematics -- Competitions -- Canada;Mathématiques -- Concours -- Canada;Mathématiques -- Problèmes et exercices Montreal, Quebec : The Society, c1978 Canadian Mathematical Society

The Wohascum County problem book / Gilbert, Krusemeyer, Larson Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc [Washington, D.C.] : Mathematical Association of America, c1993 Gilbert, George Thomas

Problems and snapshots from the world of probability / Gunnar Blom, Lars Holst, Dennis Sandell Probabilities -- Problems, exercises, etc New York : Springr-Verlag, c1994 Blom, Gunnar

Challenging puzzles / Colin Vout and Gordon Gray Mathematical recreations;Puzzles Cambridge [England] New York : Cambridge University Press, 1993 Vout, Colin, 1953-

Mathematical thinking and problem solving / edited by Alan H. Schoenfeld Mathematics -- Study and teaching -- Congresses Hillsdale, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, 1994

Mathematics contests : a guide for involving students and schools / Frederick O. Flener Mathematics -- Competitions -- Handbooks, manuals, etc;Mathematics -- Examinations Reston, Va. : National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, c1990 Flener, Frederick O

Zadania z olimpiad matematycznych. English;Mathematical problems and puzzles from the Polish mathematical olympiads / by S. Straszewicz translated from Polish by J. Smólska Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc Oxford New York : Pergamon Press Warszawa : PWN--Polish Scientific Publishers, 1965 Straszewicz, S. (Stefan)

Index to mathematical problems, 1980-1984 / edited by Stanley Rabinowitz [with a foreword by Murray S. Klamkin]. Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc. -- Indexes.;Mathematics -- Periodicals -- Indexes. Westford, Mass. : MathPro Press, c1992.

How to prove it : a structured approach / Daniel J. Velleman Logic, Symbolic and mathematical;Mathematics Cambridge [England] New York : Cambridge University, 1994 Velleman, Daniel J

Discovering mathematics : the art of investigation / A. Gardiner Problem solving;Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc Oxford [Oxfordshire] : Clarendon Press New York : Oxford University Press, 1988, c1987 Gardiner, A. (Anthony), 1947-

The art of problem solving / Sandor Lehoczky, Richard Rusczyk Problem solving Stanford, CA : Greater Testing Concepts, c1994-c1995 Lehoczky, Sandor

Linear algebra problem book / Paul R. Halmos Algebras, Linear Washington, DC : Mathematical Association of America, c1995 Halmos, Paul R. (Paul Richard), 1916-2006.

Student research projects in calculus / Marcus S. Cohen ... [et al.] Calculus -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- New Mexico -- Las Cruces;Calculus Washington, D.C. : Mathematical Association of America, c1991

Challenging problems in mathematics : an enrichment for secondary and junior college students / K.H. Leung ... [et al.]. Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc. Singapore : Singapore Mathematical Society : Distributed by Horizon Distribution Centre, c1994.

Kiso kaiseki. English;Basic analysis : Japanese grade 11 / Kunihiko Kodaira, editor Hiromi Nagata, translator George Fowler, translation editor. Mathematical analysis. Providence, R.I. : American Mathematical Society, c1996.

Algebra and geometry : Japanese grade 11 / Kunihiko Kodaira, editor Hiromi Nagata, translator George Fowler, translation editor. Algebra.;Geometry. Providence, R.I. : American Mathematical Society [Chicago] : University of Chicago School Mathematics Project, c1996.

Mathematics 2 : Japanese grade 11 / Kunihiko Kodaira, editor Hiromi Nagata, translator George Fowler, translation editor. Mathematics. Providence, RI : American Mathematical Society : University of Chicago School Mathematics Project, 1996.

Techniques of problem solving / Steven G. Krantz. Problem solving. Providence, R.I. : American Mathematical Society, c1997. Krantz, Steven G. (Steven George), 1951-

In Pólya's footsteps : miscellaneous problems and essays / Ross Honsberger. Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc. [Washington, D.C.] : Mathematical Association of America, c1997. Honsberger, Ross, 1929-

Mathematical thinking : problem-solving and proofs / John P. D'Angelo, Douglas B. West. Mathematics.;Problem solving. Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall, c1997. D'Angelo, John P.

Problems and solutions for Complex analysis / Rami Shakarchi. Mathematical analysis -- Problems, exercises, etc.;Functions of complex variables -- Problems, exercises, etc. New York : Springer, c1999. Shakarchi, Rami.

The green book/ Kenneth Hardy and Kenneth S. Williams. Ottawa : Integer Press, 1985 Hardy, Kenneth

Mathematical gems II / by Ross Honsberger. Combinatorial analysis.;Number theory.;Geometry -- Problems, exercises, etc. Washington : Published and distributed by the Mathematical Association of America, 1976. Honsberger, Ross, 1929-

Mathematical Olympiad challenges / Titu Andreescu, R?azvan Gelca foreword by Mark Saul. Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc. Boston : Birkhäuser, c2000. Andreescu, Titu, 1956-

Techniques of problem solving / Steven G. Krantz. Problem solving. Providence, R.I. : American Mathematical Society, c1999. Krantz, Steven G. (Steven George), 1951-

The Otto Dunkel memorial problem book / Howard Eves and E.P.Starke. Menasha, WI : Mathematical Association of America, 1957 Mathematical Association

Petits problèmes de géométries et d'algèbre : issus des concours d'entrée à l'Ecole normale supérieure de Cachan / François Sauvageot. Geometry -- Problems, exercises, etc.;Algebra -- Problems, exercises, etc.;Geometry -- Examinations, questions, etc.;Algebra -- Examinations, questions, etc. Berlin Paris : Springer, 2000. Sauvageot, François.

USA and International Mathematical Olympiads 2000 / edited by Titu Andreescu and Zuming Feng. Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc.;U.S.A. Mathematical Olympiad.;International Mathematical Olympiad. Washington, DC : Published and distributed by the Mathematical Association of America, c2001.

The William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition : 1985-2000 : problems, solutions, and commentary / Kiran S. Kedlaya, Bjorn Poonen, Ravi Vakil. Mathematics -- Competitions.;Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc. Washington, DC : Mathematical Association of America, 2002. Kedlaya, Kiran Sridhara, 1974-

102 combinatorial problems : from the training of the USA IMO team / Titu Andreescu, Zuming Feng. Combinatorial analysis -- Problems, exercises, etc.;U.S.A. Mathematical Olympiad. Boston : Birkhäuser, c2003. Andreescu, Titu, 1956-

Problems and solutions in mathematics / compiled by Chen Ji-Xiu ... [et al.] edited by Li Ta-Tsien. Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc.;Mathématiques -- Problèmes et exercices;MATEM´ATICA (PROBLEMAS E EXERCÍCIOS) larpcal;´ALGEBRA larpcal;TOPOLOGIA larpcal;GEOMETRIA DIFERENCIAL larpcal;AN´ALISE REAL larpcal;FUNÇÕES DE UMA VARI´AVEL COMPLEXA larpcal;EQUAÇÕES DIFERENCIAIS PARCIAIS (AN´ALISE MATEM´ATICA) larpcal River Edge, NJ : World Scientific, c1998.

Mathematics experiments / Shangzhi Li ... [et al]. Mathematics -- Experiments.;Mathematics -- Computer-assisted instruction. River Edge, N.J. : World Scientific, c2003.

How to solve problems : elements of a theory of problems and problem solving / Wayne A. Wickelgren. Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc.;Problem solving.;Mathématiques -- Problèmes et exercices.;Résolution de problème. San Francisco : W.H. Freeman, c1974. Wickelgren, Wayne A., 1938-

Winning ways for your mathematical plays / Elwyn R. Berlekamp, John H. Conway, Richard K. Guy. Mathematical recreations. Natick, Mass. : A.K. Peters, c2001- Berlekamp, Elwyn R.

The inquisitive problem solver / by Paul Vaderlind, Richard K. Guy, and Loren C. Larson. Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc. Washington, DC : Mathematical Association of America, c2002. Vaderlind, Paul.

The nuts and bolts of proofs / Antonella Cupillari. Proof theory. San Diego : Academic Press, c2001. Cupillari, Antonella.

Mathematical Olympiad treasures / Titu Andreescu, Bogdan Enescu. Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc.;U.S.A. Mathematical Olympiad. Boston : Birkhäuser, c2004. Andreescu, Titu, 1956-

Zadachi Arnolda. English;Arnold's problems / edited by Vladimir I. Arnold. Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc.;Mathematical analysis. Berlin New York : Springer, 2004.

Solutions manual for Techniques of problem solving / Luis Fernández and Haedeh Gooransarab with assistance from Steven G. Krantz. Problem solving -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. Providence, R.I. : American Mathematical Society, c1997. Fernández, Luis.

Index to mathematical problems, 1975-1979 / edited by Stanley Rabinowitz and Mark Bowron. Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc. -- Indexes.;Mathematics -- Periodicals -- Indexes.;Mathematics -- Bibliography. Westford, Mass. : MathPro Press, c1999.

How to solve it : a new aspect of mathematical method / G. Polya. Mathematics -- Study and teaching.;Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c1985 Pólya, George, 1887-1985.

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