By Victor Klee
Victor Klee and Stan Wagon talk about a number of the unsolved difficulties in quantity thought and geometry, a lot of which might be understood via readers with a truly modest mathematical heritage. The presentation is equipped round 24 valuable difficulties, a lot of that are observed via different, comparable difficulties. The authors position every one challenge in its old and mathematical context, and the dialogue is on the point of undergraduate arithmetic. each one challenge part is gifted in elements. the 1st provides an common evaluation discussing the heritage and either the solved and unsolved editions of the matter. the second one half includes extra info, together with a couple of proofs of comparable effects, a much wider and deeper survey of what's identified in regards to the challenge and its family members, and a wide number of references. either elements comprise routines, with options. The ebook is geared toward either lecturers and scholars of arithmetic who need to know extra approximately well-known unsolved difficulties.