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Selected Problems in Physics – Shaskol’skaya and El’tsin
In this post we will look at a very special problem book by Shaskol’skaya and El’tsin. This extremely popular problem book was translated outside the erstwhile USSR. THE present collection of problems is a further development and revision of our book … Continue reading
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Tagged olympiads, physics, problems and solutions
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Problems In Calculus Of One Variable – Maron
We now come to Problems in Calculus of One Variable (With Elements of Theory) by Issac A. Maron This textbook on mathematical analysis is based on many years’ experience of lecturing at a higher technical college. Its aim is to … Continue reading
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Tagged calculus, Derivatives, mathematics, mir books, mir publishers, olympiads, soviet
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Little Mathematics Library – Geometrical Constructions Using Compasses Only
We now come to another title in the Little Mathematics Library series, Geometrical Constructions Using Compasses Only by A. N. Kostovskii. The author of the present article has on many occasions given lectures on the theory of geometrical constructions to … Continue reading
Little Mathematics Library – Fascinating Fractions
The theory of continued fractions is vast. This booklet covers only its fundamentals, but it contains everything that may be useful for a layman interested in mathematics. One more addition to the Little Mathematics Library series. In this post we … Continue reading
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Tagged archimedes' number, archimedes' puzzle, continued fractions, convergent fractions, fractions, Nonterminating Continued Fractions, nonterminating fractions, olympiads, Puzzle of Pope Gregory XIII, Quadratic Irrationals
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Problems in Elementary Physics – Bukhovtsev et al.
We now come to Problems in Elementary Physics by B. Bukhovtsev, V. Krivchenkov, G. Myakishev, and V. Shalnov. This collection of 816 problems is based on the textbook “Elementary Physics” edited by Academician G. S. Landsberg. For this reason the … Continue reading
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Tagged landsberg, olympiads, problems and solutions
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Problems in Physics – Pinsky
We now come to Problems in Physics by A. A. Pinksy. This is the accompanying “Problem Book” to the two volume set Fundamentals of Physics by A. A. Pinksy and B. M. Yavorvsky (which we might see soon!), who is … Continue reading
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Tagged olympiads, pinksy, problems and solutions, yavorsky
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Problems in General Physics – Wolkenstein
When solving a problem, first of all establish the physical laws which it is based on. Then use the formulas expressing these laws to solve the problem in symbols, and finally substitute the numerical data in one system of units. … Continue reading
Problems in Physics – Zubov, Shalnov
We now come to the much anticipated “Problem Books” series and start with Problems in Physics by V. Zubov and V. Shalnov. This will be a good material for those who are preparing for Olympiads and other competitive exams. For … Continue reading
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Tagged olympiads, problems and solutions, shalnov, zubov
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Kutepov, Rubanov – Problems in Geometry
We now come to a problem book in Geometry by A. Kupteov and A. Rubanov titled Problems in Geometry. Earlier we had seen two problem books in Plane Geometry and Solid Geometry in the Science for Everyone Series. From the … Continue reading
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Tagged mathematics, olympiads, polyhedrons, problems and solutions, sphere, triangles, volumes
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Little Mathematics Library – Pascals Triangle
In continuing from the last post on Post’s Machine by V. A. Uspenskii (sometimes Uspensky) we come to another volume by him titled Pascals’s Triangle. The book opens with an interesting note The reader who is not familiar with Pascal’s … Continue reading