Numbers and Proofs - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780340676530, 9780080928777

Numbers and Proofs

1st Edition

Authors: Reg Allenby
Paperback ISBN: 9780340676530
eBook ISBN: 9780080928777
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 26th September 1997
Page Count: 288
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Table of Contents

The need for proof Statements and connectives True or false? Sets, negations, notations and functions Proofs....for all There exists....proofs The principle of mathematical induction The integers and rational numbers The rational numbers and the real numbers Real numbers and complex numbers Guessing, analogy and transformation Generalisation and specialisation Fallacies and paradoxes A mixed bag Solutions appendix Answers to exercises References.


Description

The need for proof Statements and connectives True or false? Sets, negations, notations and functions Proofs....for all There exists....proofs The principle of mathematical induction The integers and rational numbers The rational numbers and the real numbers Real numbers and complex numbers Guessing, analogy and transformation Generalisation and specialisation Fallacies and paradoxes A mixed bag Solutions appendix Answers to exercises References.

Readership

1st/2nd year mathematics undergraduates.


Details

No. of pages:
288
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 1997
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
eBook ISBN:
9780080928777
Paperback ISBN:
9780340676530

About the Authors

Reg Allenby Author

Affiliations and Expertise

School of Mathematics, University of Leeds, UK