Sets, Groups and Knots
by Curtis T. McMullen
Publisher: Harvard University 2008
Number of pages: 56
Introduction to conceptual and axiomatic mathematics, the writing of proofs, mathematical culture, with sets, groups and knots as topics. From the table of contents: Introduction; Set Theory; Group Theory; Knot Theory; Summary.
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