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Street-Fighting Mathematics: The Art of Educated Guessing and Opportunistic Problem Solving

In problem solving, as in street fighting, rules are for fools. This book is an antidote to the rigor mortis brought on by too much mathematical rigor, teaching us how to guess answers without needing a proof or an exact calculation.

The Art of Insight in Science and Engineering: Mastering Complexity

Here Sanjoy Mahajan shows us that the way to master complexity is through insight rather than precision. For insight connects seemingly disparate pieces of information into a simple picture. The Art of Insight in Science and Engineering teaches readers tools to help them solve any problem in science and engineering.