How to read and do proofs: an introduction to mathematical thought processes

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Wiley, 2002 - Mathematics - 202 pages
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This book categorizes, identifies and explains the various techniques that are used repeatedly in all proofs and explains how to read proofs that arise in mathematical literature by understanding which techniques are used and how they are applied.

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Review: How to read and do proofs

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My first book to formal introduction to doing mathematical proofs. A must-read for those who wish to look into advanced math. This book introduces discrete math and elementary number theory concepts ... Read full review

Review: How to read and do proofs

User Review  - Tonatiuh Dávila - Goodreads

Great book, easy to read / understand. The only problem that i had with it, is that if you've been trying to do proofs before reading it, the book is totally obsolete. Recommended for new Math students. Read full review

Contents

The Truth of It All
2
The ForwardBackward Method
9
On Definitions and Mathematical Terminology
23
Copyright

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