Abstract / Synopsis
An assistant professor of mathematics presents a nonmathematical application of George Polya’s problem-solving strategies. In doing so, she suggests that Polya’s ideas concerning invention and discovery apply to the world beyond the math classroom.
© Susan D'Agostino
Susan D'Agostino, "A Math Major, Polya, Invention, and Discovery," Journal of Humanistic Mathematics, Volume 1 Issue 2 (July 2011), pages 51-55. DOI: 10.5642/jhummath.201102.05. Available at: https://scholarship.claremont.edu/jhm/vol1/iss2/5
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