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The Resource A readable introduction to real mathematics, Daniel Rosenthal, David Rosenthal, Peter Rosenthal

A readable introduction to real mathematics, Daniel Rosenthal, David Rosenthal, Peter Rosenthal

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A readable introduction to real mathematics
Title
A readable introduction to real mathematics
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Rosenthal, David Rosenthal, Peter Rosenthal
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Contributor
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Designed for an undergraduate course or for independent study, this text presents sophisticated mathematical ideas in an elementary and friendly fashion. The fundamental purpose of this book is to engage the reader and to teach a real understanding of mathematical thinking while conveying the beauty and elegance of mathematics. The text focuses on teaching the understanding of mathematical proofs. The material covered has applications both to mathematics and to other subjects. The book contains a large number of exercises of varying difficulty, designed to help reinforce basic concepts and to motivate and challenge the reader...This textbook is suitable for a wide variety of courses and for a broad range of students in the fields of education, liberal arts, physical sciences and mathematics. Students at the senior high school level who like mathematics will also be able to further their understanding of mathematical thinking by reading this book." -- Back cover
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Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Rosenthal, Daniel
Dewey number
511.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA9
LC item number
.R67 2014
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1941-
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  • Rosenthal, David
  • Rosenthal, Peter
Series statement
Undergraduate texts in mathematics
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  • Mathematics
  • Logic, Symbolic and mathematical
  • Mathematics
Label
A readable introduction to real mathematics, Daniel Rosenthal, David Rosenthal, Peter Rosenthal
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction to the natural numbers -- Mathematical induction -- Modular arithmetic -- The fundamental theorem of arithmetic -- Fermat's Theorem and Wilson's Theorem -- Sending and receiving secret messages -- The Euclidean algorithm and applications -- Rational numbers and irrational numbers -- The complex numbers -- Sizes of infinite sets -- Fundamentals of Euclidean plane geometry -- Constructability -- Index
Control code
ocn871787740
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 161 pages
Isbn
9783319056531
Lccn
2014938028
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)871787740
Label
A readable introduction to real mathematics, Daniel Rosenthal, David Rosenthal, Peter Rosenthal
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction to the natural numbers -- Mathematical induction -- Modular arithmetic -- The fundamental theorem of arithmetic -- Fermat's Theorem and Wilson's Theorem -- Sending and receiving secret messages -- The Euclidean algorithm and applications -- Rational numbers and irrational numbers -- The complex numbers -- Sizes of infinite sets -- Fundamentals of Euclidean plane geometry -- Constructability -- Index
Control code
ocn871787740
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 161 pages
Isbn
9783319056531
Lccn
2014938028
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)871787740

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