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How to think like a mathematician : a companion to undergraduate mathematics / Kevin Houston.

By: Houston, Kevin, 1968-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2018Edition: 1st ed., 14th printing.Description: xi, 265 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.Subject(s): Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States | | Generalities Computer Science October2018Genre/Form: -- Reading bookAdditional physical formats: Print version:: How to think like a mathematician.DDC classification: 510
Contents:
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.
Summary: 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.
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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.

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