By George R. Exner

ISBN-10: 0387946179

ISBN-13: 9780387946177

Designed for college kids getting ready to have interaction of their first struggles to appreciate and write proofs and to learn arithmetic independently, this can be compatible as a supplementary textual content in classes on introductory actual research, complicated calculus, summary algebra, or topology. The e-book teaches intimately tips on how to build examples and non-examples to aid comprehend a brand new theorem or definition; it exhibits tips to detect the description of an evidence within the type of the concept and the way logical constructions make certain the kinds that proofs may possibly take. all through, the textual content asks the reader to pause and paintings on an instance or an issue sooner than carrying on with, and encourages the coed to interact the subject handy and to benefit from failed makes an attempt at fixing difficulties. The publication can also be used because the major textual content for a "transitions" path bridging the distance among calculus and better arithmetic. the complete concludes with a collection of "Laboratories" within which scholars can perform the abilities discovered within the prior chapters on set thought and serve as theory.

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