The author has a good command over his teaching style and he peppers it with thrilling anecdotes.
I follow all of their recommendations, and when I've solved the problem (or more frequently, given up for good!), I look up Engel's solution.
This is one book that I would like to keep with me all the time even after all my interest in Maths. is gone.
The product is excellent. It is quite explanatory. The exercises have various levels of difficulty. Ideal for those who want to delve in solving math problems.Published 3 months ago by Diego Ponciano de Oliveira Lima
This book has thousands of non-trivial problems and a lot of examples of problems being solved with ingenious technique. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Customer
Beautifully written classic problem solving text. Lots of engaging, ingenuous problems.
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This is an advanced problem solving book with A LOT of exercises and their solutions. For those seeking a more "take you by the hand" approach, they should go with Zeitz.Published 11 months ago by Daniel Nathan
This book must be your Bible if you are dead serious about IMO. It is not a good one to start with. Read about psychology of problem solving. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Abhi
As other reviewers have noted, this book contains a wealth of material: techniques, examples, and problems that will introduce the reader to new concepts and/or hone their... Read morePublished on January 24, 2011 by MJB
If you are hoping to learn new strategies, this may not be the book for you. Though there are explanations given, the teaching is not detailed enough to teach someone who is not... Read morePublished on April 17, 2010 by shirtless32
The main reason I like this book is because of the many wonderful problems it has. It is well organized and has solutions to all the problems, so it is excellent to train oneself... Read morePublished on April 17, 2010 by Enrique Trevino
I regret that much of this book is beyond my abilities, because it's so well done, and the problems are fascinating. Read morePublished on March 18, 2010 by Pdecordoba