Mathematical Reasoning

Mathematical Reasoning : Writing and Proof

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For one-semester courses in Transition to Advanced Mathematics and Proofs. For undergraduates beginning mathematics courses after calculus.Focusing on the formal development of mathematics, this text teaches students how to read and understand, write and construct mathematical proofs. It emphasizes active learning, and uses elementary number theory and congruence arithmetic throughout. This text assumes students have taken one semester of more

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  • Hardback | 435 pages
  • 177.8 x 233.7 x 22.9mm | 816.48g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0130618152
  • 9780130618153

Table of contents

1. Introduction to Writing in Mathematics. 2. Logical Reasoning. 3. Constructing and Writing Proofs in Mathematics. 4. Set Theory. 5. Mathematical Induction. 6. Functions. 7. Equivalence Relations. 8. Topics in Number Theory. 9. Topics in Set Theory. A: Guidelines for Writing Mathematical Proofs. B: Answers and Hints for Selected Exercises. C: List of more

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