How To Read And Do Proofs: An Introduction To Mathematical Thought Processes

How To Read And Do Proofs: An Introduction To Mathematical Thought Processes

  • Publish Date: 2004-10-25
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Daniel Solow
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An easy-to-use guide that shows how to read, understand, and do proofs.

  • Shows how any proof can be understood as a sequence of techniques.
  • Covers the full range of techniques used in proofs, such as the contrapositive, induction, and proof by contradiction.
  • Explains how to identify which techniques are used and how they are applied in the specific problem.
  • Illustrates how to read written proofs with many step-by-step examples.
  • Includes new, expanded appendices related to discrete mathematics, linear algebra, modern algebra and real analysis.

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