How to Prove It: A Structured Approach

Cambridge University Press (2006)
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Geared to preparing students to make the transition from solving problems to proving theorems, this text teachs them the techniques needed to read and write proofs. The book begins with the basic concepts of logic and set theory, to familiarize students with the language of mathematics and how it is interpreted. These concepts are used as the basis for a step-by-step breakdown of the most important techniques used in constructing proofs. To help students construct their own proofs, this new edition contains over 200 new exercises, selected solutions, and an introduction to Proof Designer software. No background beyond standard high school mathematics is assumed. Previous Edition Hb (1994) 0-521-44116-1 Previous Edition Pb (1994) 0-521-44663-5.
Keywords Logic, Symbolic and mathematical  Mathematics
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Call number QA9.V38 2006
ISBN(s) 0521675995   9780521861243   0521861241   9780521675994
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