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Functional equations and how to solve them /

by Small, Christopher G [aut].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Problem books in mathematics: Publisher: New York, NY : Springer, c2007Description: xii, 129 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780387345345; 0387345345; 9780387489018 (eisbn); 0387489010 (eisbn).Subject(s): Functional equations | Equations, -- Numerical solutionsOnline resources: Publisher description | Table of contents only
Contents:
An historical introduction -- Functional equations with two variables -- Functional equations with one variable -- Miscellaneous methods for functional equations -- Some closing heuristics -- Appendix: Hamel bases -- Hints and partial solutions to problems.
Summary: Many books have been written on the theory of functional equations, but very few help readers solve functional equations in mathematics competitions and mathematical problem solving. This book fills that gap, offering explanatory text and illustrative problems of varied difficulty.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

An historical introduction --
Functional equations with two variables --
Functional equations with one variable --
Miscellaneous methods for functional equations --
Some closing heuristics --
Appendix: Hamel bases --
Hints and partial solutions to problems.

Many books have been written on the theory of functional equations, but very few help readers solve functional equations in mathematics competitions and mathematical problem solving. This book fills that gap, offering explanatory text and illustrative problems of varied difficulty.