The Nuts and Bolts of Proofs

The Nuts and Bolts of Proofs

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This book should be of interest to first year degree and diploma students in departments of mathematics.show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 137.16 x 210.82 x 7.62mm | 113.4g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • BROOKS/COLE
  • CA, United States
  • English
  • 2nd ed.
  • 0534103200
  • 9780534103200

Table of contents

Introduction and basic terminology. General suggestions. Some basic techniques used in proving a theorem of the form "A implies B". Special kinds of theorems. "If and only if" of equivalence theorems. Disproof of counter example. Mathematical induction. Existence theorems. Uniqueness theorems. Equality of sets. Equality of numbers. Composite statements. Exercises. Solutions to exercises. Bibliography. Index.show more

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