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Houston, Kevin, 1968-

How to think like a mathematician : a companion to undergraduate mathematics / Kevin Houston. - 1st ed., 14th printing. - Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2018. - xi, 265 p. : ill. ; 28 cm

first published 2009.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Study skills for mathematicians -- How to think logically --
Definitions, theorems and proofs -- Techniques of proof --
Mathematics that all good mathematicians need -- Closing remarks -- Appendices: Greek alphabet -- Commonly used symbols and notation -- How to prove that.

Publisher Description (unedited publisher data) This arsenal of tips and techniques eases new students into undergraduate mathematics, unlocking the world of definitions, theorems, and proofs.





Mathematics--Study and teaching (Higher)--United States.





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