2 edition of **Problems and how to solve them** found in the catalog.

Problems and how to solve them

Derek Allan Holton

- 349 Want to read
- 19 Currently reading

Published
**1997** by Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing, Faculty of Mathematics, University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ont .

Written in English

- Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | [text written by Derek Holton ; problems compiled by Frank Rachich ; materials revised and edited by Edwin Anderson and Ronald Dunkley]. |

Contributions | Anderson, Edwin., Dunkley, Ronald G., Rachich, Frank., University of Waterloo. Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing. |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | 223 p. : |

Number of Pages | 223 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL21012948M |

ISBN 10 | 0921418124 |

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