Logo

A Gentle Introduction to the Art of Mathematics

Large book cover: A Gentle Introduction to the Art of Mathematics

A Gentle Introduction to the Art of Mathematics
by

Publisher: Southern Connecticut State University
Number of pages: 428

Description:
The point of this book is to help you with the transition from doing math at an elementary level (which is concerned mostly with solving problems) to doing math at an advanced level (which is much more concerned with axiomatic systems and proving statements within those systems).

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(1.5MB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: How To Write ProofsHow To Write Proofs
by - California State University, Fresno
Proofs are the heart of mathematics. What is the secret? The short answer is: there is no secret, no mystery, no magic. All that is needed is some common sense and a basic understanding of a few trusted and easy to understand techniques.
(6876 views)
Book cover: Proof in Mathematics: An IntroductionProof in Mathematics: An Introduction
by - Kew Books
This is a small (98 page) textbook designed to teach mathematics and computer science students the basics of how to read and construct proofs. The book takes a straightforward, no nonsense approach to explaining the core technique of mathematics.
(4176 views)
Book cover: Proofs in MathematicsProofs in Mathematics
by - Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles
I'll distinguish between two broad categories. The first is characterized by simplicity. In the second group the proofs will be selected mainly for their charm. Most of the proofs in this book should be accessible to a middle grade school student.
(8378 views)
Book cover: Basic Concepts of MathematicsBasic Concepts of Mathematics
by - The Trillia Group
The book will help students complete the transition from purely manipulative to rigorous mathematics. It covers basic set theory, induction, quantifiers, functions and relations, equivalence relations, properties of the real numbers, fields, etc.
(11174 views)