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The Resource The Art and craft of mathematical problem solving, Paul Zeitz, (videorecording)

The Art and craft of mathematical problem solving, Paul Zeitz, (videorecording)

Label
The Art and craft of mathematical problem solving
Title
The Art and craft of mathematical problem solving
Statement of responsibility
Paul Zeitz
Title variation
Mathematical problem solving
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents 24 lectures (each about 30 minutes long) by Paul Zeitz, Professor of Mathematics at the University of San Francisco and author of The art and craft of problem solving
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Cataloging source
IAQ
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
Not rated by MPAA
PerformerNote
Lectures by Paul Zeitz
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1958-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Zeitz, Paul
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
720
Series statement
Great courses. Science & mathematics
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  • Problem solving
  • Mathematics
Technique
live action
Label
The Art and craft of mathematical problem solving, Paul Zeitz, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Accompanying material
1 guide (iv, 125 p. ; 19 cm.)
Bibliography note
Bibliographical references in guide (p. 120-125)
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Lecture 5.
  • Closing the deal, proofs and tools
  • Lecture 6.
  • Pictures, recasting, and points of view
  • Disc 2. Lecture 7.
  • The great simplifier, parity
  • Lecture 8.
  • The great unifier, symmetry
  • Lecture 9.
  • Symmetry wins games
  • Part 1. Disc 1. Lecture 1.
  • Lecture 10.
  • Contemplate extreme values
  • Lecture 11.
  • The culture of problem solving
  • Lecture 12.
  • Recasting integers geometrically
  • Problems versus exercises
  • Lecture 2.
  • Strategies and tactics
  • Lecture 3.
  • The problem solver's mind-set
  • Lecture 4.
  • Searching for patterns
  • Lecture 17.
  • Using physical intuition, and imagination
  • Lecture 18.
  • Geometry and the transformation tactic
  • Disc 4. Lecture 19.
  • Building from simple to complex with induction
  • Lecture 20.
  • Induction on a grand scale
  • Lecture 21.
  • Recasting numbers as polynomials, weird dice
  • Part 2. Disc 3. Lecture 13.
  • Lecture 22.
  • A relentless tactic solves a very hard problem
  • Lecture 23.
  • Genius and Conway's infinite checkers frontier
  • Lecture 24.
  • How versus why, the final frontier
  • Recasting integers with counting and series
  • Lecture 14.
  • Things in categories, the pigeonhole tactic
  • Lecture 15.
  • The greatest unifier of all, invariants
  • Lecture 16.
  • Squarer is better, optimizing 3s and 2s
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (ca. 720 min.)
Isbn
9781598036213
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm519607054
  • 4525-52060
  • (OCoLC)519607054
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Art and craft of mathematical problem solving, Paul Zeitz, (videorecording)
Publication
Accompanying material
1 guide (iv, 125 p. ; 19 cm.)
Bibliography note
Bibliographical references in guide (p. 120-125)
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Lecture 5.
  • Closing the deal, proofs and tools
  • Lecture 6.
  • Pictures, recasting, and points of view
  • Disc 2. Lecture 7.
  • The great simplifier, parity
  • Lecture 8.
  • The great unifier, symmetry
  • Lecture 9.
  • Symmetry wins games
  • Part 1. Disc 1. Lecture 1.
  • Lecture 10.
  • Contemplate extreme values
  • Lecture 11.
  • The culture of problem solving
  • Lecture 12.
  • Recasting integers geometrically
  • Problems versus exercises
  • Lecture 2.
  • Strategies and tactics
  • Lecture 3.
  • The problem solver's mind-set
  • Lecture 4.
  • Searching for patterns
  • Lecture 17.
  • Using physical intuition, and imagination
  • Lecture 18.
  • Geometry and the transformation tactic
  • Disc 4. Lecture 19.
  • Building from simple to complex with induction
  • Lecture 20.
  • Induction on a grand scale
  • Lecture 21.
  • Recasting numbers as polynomials, weird dice
  • Part 2. Disc 3. Lecture 13.
  • Lecture 22.
  • A relentless tactic solves a very hard problem
  • Lecture 23.
  • Genius and Conway's infinite checkers frontier
  • Lecture 24.
  • How versus why, the final frontier
  • Recasting integers with counting and series
  • Lecture 14.
  • Things in categories, the pigeonhole tactic
  • Lecture 15.
  • The greatest unifier of all, invariants
  • Lecture 16.
  • Squarer is better, optimizing 3s and 2s
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (ca. 720 min.)
Isbn
9781598036213
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm519607054
  • 4525-52060
  • (OCoLC)519607054
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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