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looking at recommendations for books for people like me who are not mathematics naturals.

have been through polya's 'how to solve it' and noticed that i did not pick up those heuristics naturally through high school and 3 university courses on math.

want recommendations on books containing ideas on

i) problem solving heuristics ii) memorization heuristics (if such a thing exists) iii) taking math exams (problem solving speed etc)

in short, the kind of things naturals at math find easy and the non naturals would like some help with.

i wouldn't mind personal advice / technique on these dimensions either but not sure if the two different questions of books / personal advice can be rolled into one question here.

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Zeitz might interest you... –  J. M. Aug 3 '11 at 5:20
    
I have converted the question to community wiki, as it's asking for a list of references and there is no single right answer. –  Zev Chonoles Aug 3 '11 at 5:26

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A few books that I found interesting, perhaps you will too.

1) How to develop a Super Power Memory

2) Mathematical Morsels

3) More Mathematical Morsels

4) AOPS 1

5) AOPS 2

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Only the first link works for me... –  Byron Schmuland Aug 2 '11 at 21:01
    
@Byron, fixed. 15char –  picakhu Aug 3 '11 at 7:04

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