**Games, Puzzles, and Computation**
The authors show that there are underlying mathematical reasons for why games and puzzles are challenging (and perhaps why they are so much fun). They also show that games and puzzles can serve as powerful models of computationâquite different from the usual models of automata and circuitsâoffering a new way of thinking about... | | **Algebra and Trigonometry, 3rd Edition**
This best selling author team explains concepts simply and clearly, without glossing over difficult points. Problem solving and mathematical modeling are introduced early and reinforced throughout, providing students with a solid foundation in the principles of mathematical thinking. Comprehensive and evenly paced, the book provides complete... | | |