Problem-solving and Descartes'

문제해결과 데카르트의 <기하학>

  • 한경혜 (인하대학교 수학교육과)
  • Published : 2008.05.31


This paper investigate Descartes' , which is significant in the history of mathematics, from standpoint of problem-solving. Descartes has clarified the general principle of problem-solving. What is more important, he has found his own new method to solve confronting problem. It is said that those great achievements have exercised profound influence over following generation. Accordingly this article analyze Descartes' work focusing his method.